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The Aftermath and After That

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     Let’s get something straight: the Woked-up Jacobin Party of Chaos is not really worried about “mis-and-disinformation” — it’s just afraid of information. Only a tyrannical regime would work so hard and complain so loudly about opposing ideas entering the public arena as to brand them inadmissible. Apparently, that formula also applies to election results, an elemental kind of information that’ll determine whether or not censorship continues to be the order-of-the-day.

     The stalling of election results also allows for wholesale correction of results that don’t come in as desired. At a certain threshold, the Marc Elias Lawfare-sponsored ballot-harvesting machinery kicks in and, voila, ten thousand or so mail-in ballots appear courtesy of, say, the Culinary Workers Union in Nevada, and … problem solved! The correct candidates win! My guess is that this happened in other select districts all over the USA. Will it be detected and looked into? Probably not. That would be election denial, a newly-taboo toxic reservoir of “disinformation.”

     Which is why the Arizona governor’s race, where the dynamic Kari Lake (R) ran against the inert and corrupt Katie Hobbs (D), is so interesting.  Maricopa County, the second-largest election district in the USA, has dribbled out the results all week to make sure it looked like Ms. Lake was losing, while Democratic Party activists scrambled to generate more early mail-in ballots to make sure that Ms. Lake does lose, if at all possible. Either way, it may not go down so easily. If she wins, Ms. Lake will do everything possible to reform the sketchy Arizona election laws; if she loses, she is prepared to sue the living shit out of Maricopa County election officials and Katie Hobbs — whose position as AZ Secretary of State left her in charge of an election she ran in, and all the janky machinery behind it.

     The post-election mood across America is labile and incendiary. So-called Red America, the opposition to Woke Jacobin tyranny, smolders in fury facing two more years of censorship, war-mongering, FBI-DOJ-IRS persecution, “vaccine” fuckery, economic breakdown, and the WEF-inspired killing-off of Western Civilization. Blue America, personified by the smugly sclerotic “Joe Biden,” ghoulishly salivates over the dying carcass of the country it intends to devour. Between the two factions there is no space for the normal operation of politics — the contest of ideas about running human affairs — especially with the public arena of speech and ideas in Woke lockdown.

     Yet, other events look like they are out-pacing whatever the mood is on any side. So many crises are already underway threatening to upend everyday life that neither Red or Blue Americans will escape hardship and damage.

     The on-the-ground economy has imploded. Inflation is for-real and is crushing the country’s standard-of-living. Before long, it may shift into deflation, which means instead of having a lot of money losing value, you’ll have no money at all. Rising interest rates killed off the real estate part of the Everything Bubble, and the building, selling, and remodeling of houses has been the locus of the few remaining good-paying jobs. The car industry is dying under several forms of stress: steeply rising unit prices, a strapped middle-class, growing scarcity of capital for lending, broken supply lines for vehicle inventory and parts, and the insane “green” crusade to make all motoring electric. Even fixing things of value — existing houses, cars, machinery in general — becomes increasingly impossible when nobody can get replacement parts to work with.

     For over a hundred years we’ve been an economy running on fossil fuels, especially oil. In America, it made for an orgy of suburban expansion and “consumerism” (buying lots and lots of stuff). The business model for getting oil out of the ground, refining it, and distributing it, is broken and unlikely to get fixed. The global relations that balanced supply between the oil-rich nations and the oil-poor ones was smashed with our stupid sanctions against Russia and the unnecessary antagonism of Saudi Arabia by “Joe Biden” & Company. America has a lot of shale oil in the ground, but it’s at best marginally economical to get at. “Joe Biden” has promised to destroy all the fossil fuel industries, and if you take him at his word, that means the natgas sector too. Half of America thinks it’s going “green.” No, it’s going broke. It also happens that America has about a three-week reserve of diesel fuel. Trucks and all other heavy vehicles have to run on diesel. Without them, nothing moves from Point A to Point B, including food, and America goes hungry.

     In the background, the Covid-19 mRNA “vaccination” program goes on remorselessly, some of it still mandated, while “vaccine” injuries and deaths keep going up and fertility rates fall, and all of it goes unreported by news media bought-off by Pharma and ideologically hostage to the Woke Jacobins working tirelessly to destroy Western Civ. Excess mortality in all age groups is rising in Europe, North America, and Australia. That piece of the big picture veers into an epic global health crisis. Among the “vaccine” injuries are millions of compromised immune systems. Wait and see how that works out.

     How’s “Joe Biden’s” campaign going to pit Ukraine (and NATO) against Russia? Don’t be fooled by tactical Russian moves on-the-ground that are being labeled as “retreats.” Russia is aiming to put an end to this US-provoked nonsense before the plum trees blossom again over there. It will look as bad for “Joe Biden” as the dénouement in Afghanistan looked, but it will be good for the peace of the world for the struggle to end. The thing is: America might not even notice it’s happening, with everything else going on here as we careen around the year’s hard corner into winter.


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  1. Walter B November 14, 2022 at 9:47 am #

    This pathetic excuse for an election should have opened the eyes of anyone who can put two and two together and come up with four. It certainly did for me. At least a few of us with actual experience understand that the math clearly indicates that 2/3 of the American voters do not participate in Primary Elections, and my personal experience indicates that many do not even know or care that these elections take place. That is a fact and what it points out, is that the two “parties” choose the two candidates that the public gets to “choose” from. The candidates are chosen in the back rooms based on the ability of the candidate to be controlled and manipulated to bring in as much cash for the parties as possible. Ballot manipulation, voter redistricting, and social media mindfuckery guarantees total control of the process.

    The American public has been programmed through the medias, distraction/entertainment, and addictions/mental anguish, to be compelled to reduce the act of voting to its tiniest element – Dumbo or Jackass, shut up and choose.

    Of course, by the Jackasses screaming foul over the fraud of the 2016 election, and the Dumbos clamoring about the 2020 joke, the entire political body has effectively admitted that elections and their results are a joke. Complicating the process by degrading the act of voting by increasing paper mail-in ballots, early and holiday voting, and janky internet connected voting machines, the avenues for cheating have only increased exponentially.

    Face it folks, it’s over, it is a scam and a joke and you are no longer represented or allowed to have a voice in your incarceration. Shut up and deal with it.

    The bright spot is that with so many Americans and other “visitors” out there that are either totally uncaring or batshit crazy, clowns like the Brain Dead, Child Molester Career Criminal in the White House and all the other decrepit geriatrics including the latest Gang Banger Idiot Federwoman, I’d say that America is pretty well represented by kindred spirits in its leadership.

    Of course, if the system IS totally rigged, maybe that would take the blame off of voters, but I’m not giving them that one, sorry.

    • Penelope Dreadful November 14, 2022 at 10:04 am #

      Yeah, like I really believe Pennsylvanians voted for Hoody Boy. If so, Pennsylvania deserves the Sodom-Gomorrah Treatment from the Almighty.

      • PaulRevereDeux November 14, 2022 at 10:19 am #

        Exactly right. America will now reap her just rewards for the twin evils of abortion and sodomy. We are on the verge of secession and civil war. Flee all blue battle states including “occupied” Pennsylvania. Ret US Army

        • gustafson.robert.22 November 14, 2022 at 10:48 am #

          Abortion and sodomy, that’s what did it.

          Those aren’t distant down-stream symptoms of fundamental economic/structural causes at all..

          • elysianfield November 14, 2022 at 11:02 am #

            Gus,
            An odd argument. If you have sodomy, you probably don’t NEED abortion….

          • Penelope Dreadful November 14, 2022 at 11:08 am #

            On another forum, part of my sig line is “Abortion and Sodomy are not the Cornerstones of Civilization!”

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 12:08 pm #

            Good point, Gus. And of course they help your zero population growth in a big way.

            But many serious people have damned them thru the ages – some even saying that sodomy is worse than murder. It all depends if you believe in cosmic law – and divine retribution.

            You are rational – which I appreciate. But there are more things in heaven and earth than are in your philosophy, Horatio.

            rough Shakespeare, Hamlet to be roughly precise.

          • gustafson.robert.22 November 14, 2022 at 1:18 pm #

            I side with abortion and sodomy decriers on one level… but they have always and ever been SYMPTOMS of degeneracy, not causes, and we live in a moment in time demanding recognition of causes.

            Even my opposition to abortion restriction in present day is a very conditional, relative, citcumstantial thing.

            Ideally, I would have no surgical violation of pregnant women. Ideal birth control would consist of: occasional natural seasonal calorie and nutrient restriction, social mores against over fertility, daily occupations which do not leave individuals essentially “bored and horny” after every work day, natural practical and herbal measures, and as final resort in extreme necessity, infanticide.

            The natural place for sodomy in my opinion is its being so rare generally that any possible non-abusive instances are barely an issue beyond basic inconsequential mockery or ostracization if need be. Rampant sodomy signals deeper societal rot every time, but fighting sodomy won’t effect the rot for a moment, in fact is probably evidenced by an ignorant man who can’t discern the rot itself in a fundamental way.

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 1:29 pm #

            Yes, but even if not initial causes, they become causes in their own right. Causes of accelerating moral decline.

            Overcrowding in Rats leads to harems kept by Alpha males (we’re going to see more of this soon – actual harems), homosexuality, gangs, and many bachelors going their own way.

          • gustafson.robert.22 November 14, 2022 at 2:16 pm #

            Yeah, and if the rats wanted to turn their society around, the wouldn’t need a campaign promoting traditional sexual mores… They would need to depopulate and explore new systems governing growth in the future, right?

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 4:38 pm #

            But we’re more than rats, Gustaph. And you obviously don’t believe in cosmic moral law – one above and beyond human mores and psychology.

          • gustafson.robert.22 November 14, 2022 at 4:52 pm #

            If I sign up for a cosmic moral law, it will be one that penetrates to root causes and addresses the human growth and civilizational processes which result in deformed societies rife with “vices.”

            I won’t kneel to a cosmic moral law that mystically contains a set of rules that describe and supposedly can result in (if rules followed) healthy living… without any penetration to the deeper rules governing the social development and organization itself which produce the approved or disapproved external behaviors.

            Maybe our understanding of “cosmic moral law” is still in active development, Jarek…

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 7:47 pm #

            You’re actually quite right about that. None of the great revelations cover the situation we are in – as in explicitly condemning over-population or the dangers of technology.

          • elysianfield November 15, 2022 at 4:41 pm #

            Jarek

            Great revelations from the Middle Kingdom. Single child policy.

            Oh, and we are closer to rats than you might imagine. There is a universal rat culture…homogeneous…. Perhaps someday humans will achieve the same.

            You KNOW that the New World Order was an attempt at human cultural engineering…the rats remain unconcerned.

            As they should.

      • Apologist Pete November 14, 2022 at 7:28 pm #

        I think there are many Christian or Christian-Light Americans that think God will intervene on behalf of America, or at least thought He would for the past two elections. The problem is America is by and large not God’s country, America kills God’s innocent babies, it promotes and celebrates sexual depravation, even most decent Christians only practice their faith on Sunday morning, they do not go and make disciples of all nations or teach them to obey all that Jesus taught – this is what He commanded us to do right before He ascended, His last words while He was on earth, they are important. If you want a good idea of what America deserves read all about what happened to the kingdoms of Judah and the Northern kingdom of Israel. As a country we deserve the same fate. For those of you that do not yet know Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior please cry out to Him to show you who He is. Go online and lookup the verses Romans 3:23, Romans 6:23, Romans 5:8 and Romans 10:9-10. These verses summarize the entire gospel message – we are all sinners and deserve to be separated from God, but God loves us and sent His Son to die and take our punishment, but you must believe that Jesus is God and that He took your punishment because you could never pay it yourself and be ready to tell everybody who Jesus is! This nation will have some tough times ahead but those who put their faith in Jesus have an eternity of peace in God’s family to look forward to. I will keep voting, I am sure I will still get upset at the news and be angry at the demons running the show here – but in my heart I am at peace and I want all of you to have this same peace, the peace only God can provide.

        • Walter B November 15, 2022 at 10:00 pm #

          Well said AP, truer words have never been spoken. No, America is not mentioned in the Bible, and although Johnathan Cahn has drawn many parallels to our nation and the people of God, we do not know what will transpire here before it is all played out. Clearly there is no revival and clearly far too many Americans have given in to the deceptions of greed and material wealth and consumption, and that, for me is the deal breaker as to whether or not America can turn around and embrace what is real and what is lies.

          I was raised in a time where bad choices led to bad results and even though the mentality today is that there is an excuse for everything and no consequences ever come back to haunt your bad choices, the fact remains that if you screw up you will suffer, and America has been set up to suffer so very much for all of the bad choices that our nation has made.

        • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 8:11 am #

          I agree with you about the sorry state of Christianity in the US. Let’s face it, the church has decided that bowing its head and keeping its mouth shut is the best policy to pursue. That’s why there’s been no outcry against transgenderism or drag queen story hours in public libraries. The church abandons people to fight those battles alone. I also agree that the US deserves the same fate as Judah and the Northern Kingdom, and I believe everything we’re suffering now and are going to suffer in the future is God’s judgment on our nation for our national sins. This includes the drought and diseases, both human and animal, which have devastated our human populations and decimated our livestock supply, as well as the abysmal political tyranny under which we live. Unless the church humbles itself and repents and turns back to God, this nation will not survive.

          • elysianfield November 16, 2022 at 10:50 am #

            Tuco,
            Well, lets explore those circumstances when the church became pro active.

            1) Auto da fe

            2) See above.

          • Jarek November 16, 2022 at 12:42 pm #

            The Koran speaks of a powerful city state given over to materialism and war. A great sandstorm that last a day, a night, and another day covered it and its people were never seen again.

          • Uncle Bob November 16, 2022 at 10:02 pm #

            Why would you expect churches to lift a finger to stop societal rot when so many of them allow themselves to be held hostage by wealthy individuals or coteries and/or their tax-exempt status means more than the Gospel. Additionally, with pulpits bound filled by young and/or female part-time pastors rather than older males, churches lurch ever leftward because the former group *cares* more than the latter, who are just judgmental assholes who just care about the patriarchy.

        • Uncle Bob November 16, 2022 at 9:56 pm #

          America’s future, as I’ve said before, is found in Revelation 17 and 18, which shows our sudden annihilation for creating and spreading evil throughout the world.

    • White German Shepherd November 14, 2022 at 10:15 am #

      The system IS totally rigged. Accept that as fact. It is too obvious to deny. Even Democrats smirk when denying it.

    • Not_GeorgeT November 14, 2022 at 10:16 am #

      The system is rigged.

      Our host describes in his expressive style how it is done in today’s offering.

      • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 4:42 pm #

        “Will it be detected and looked into? Probably not.

        That’ll be because, probably, there is nothing TO detect.

        • Amman November 14, 2022 at 5:08 pm #

          You might think to but people know a lying crook… of an election when they see one.

          • Night Owl November 15, 2022 at 4:55 am #

            He already knows, Amman. There is nothing to detect.

          • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:10 am #

            Gee. A break-through.

        • Wizard of the Saddle November 15, 2022 at 8:11 am #

          More gaslighting by RL. Like all swamp dwellers, they LOVE lighting off the gas they dwell in. In fact the only gas that they dislike is the kind we pump into our automobiles.

        • Paula D November 16, 2022 at 10:20 pm #

          Nothing to see here, people, move along.

          No point in investigating if your owners tell you there is nothing to detect.

    • SW November 14, 2022 at 10:52 am #

      I’m glad it’s almost over and it looks like Republicans have the majority in the House and the courts have slowed Biden’s (handlers) grab to override the House and allocate money as it sees fit. The tuition giveaway served its purpose to get younger voters to the polls by offering free cash and lots more free cash if you got a Pell grant which used to actually help poor kids. IF, at the very least, the House can prevent the WH and the Senate from controlling spending, maybe it will slow the bleeding. It’s probably too much to ask for money be cut off to the Zelensky mob and the 87,000 new IRS agents not be funded, but we can always hope.

      It’s still important to vote b/c there’s always local judges and state representatives on the ballot with bond issues for schools, etc. The national elections are jokes with Fetterman in his hoodie (a fashion statement that Trayvon Martin would approve) and post-stroke disabilities. He’ll be a reliable vote and won’t give anyone any trouble at all.

      • Islander November 14, 2022 at 11:24 am #

        SW: You are right re voting

        And the down-ballot folks eventually inch their way up the ballot.

        Petulant nonvoters are like those who don’t diet or exercise if they can’t seen an immediate result. So they continue to binge.

      • Walter B November 14, 2022 at 11:57 am #

        That was the mentality that not only kept me voting SW, but that drew me back into the political arena in 2011. Having been nose deep in the beast since then with 6 years as a committeeman and two as mayor I can personally assure you that there is absolutely NO reason to vote because the corruption exists at ALL levels and our opinions/votes count for nothing.

        Do and say what you will, I endorse your right to do so but I am done with it. Participating in a crooked system is like working at street level for Al Capone, you are part of the crime.

        • abbybwood November 14, 2022 at 1:42 pm #

          For me, it has come down to the “fight or flight” hormone thang.

          Perhaps start a “No Confidence” campaign for the next selection. Get your ballot and write “No Confidence” on it and sign and date it. Don’t fill in ANY magic bullets. Then let the “media” deal with the millions of “under votes”. Of course a campaign like this would have to have a massive PR campaign and $$.

          Or on the “fight” side we will have to run ourselves in all the primaries as “Independents”.

          In California that would pit me against Auntie Maxine!

          But if I were to get on the ballot for the general against her it could be lots of fun!

          Tell me if I am right or wrong in my thinking.

          Because, for me, I cannot continue to play their games. Rolling in the mud with corrupt criminals isn’t really my idea of living.

          Of course the problem with all this is that they and their entrenched machines will still do all the counting.

          Never mind.

          • Walter B November 14, 2022 at 2:16 pm #

            Decent, honest citizens running for office is not only how the system was set up to work, but the lack thereof is why it is failing so miserably. Yes, running for office, even against all odds is IMHO the best way to at least attempt to fight the scumbags.

        • Rowdypiglet November 14, 2022 at 3:08 pm #

          I’ve always argued in favor of voting, but I admit that I briefly thought this present outrage had pretty much finished me. And yet . . . I can make a good argument (I think) for continuing to vote.

          When Trump was elected, my personal situation was that – after serious illness from which there was no coming back, so my husband was let go from his job – we were about to be hit with the (for us huge) penalty for not being able to buy health insurance anymore. Having to pay that sum of money would have wiped out what little we had left after a long struggle with medical bills, and probably resulted in our becoming at least temporarily, possibly permanently homeless and losing all our possessions.

          Trump did away with the punishment tax and, when we made out our income taxes the instructions were to either pay the tax or write in something to the effect of “it would be a hardship to pay this.” We wrote in the requisite words and that was the end of it. By the following year, husband was on disability and the issue was at an end. We were able to find a place to live within our modest means, and we’re here for the duration.

          I don’t know how many other people were saved by this one small thing he did, but for us – it changed our lives. Not everything is about big issues like Ukraine or CRT in schools. So I have to say, as disgusted and angered as I am at this moment, I know that even getting one person in office who does just one decent thing does make a difference. If this difference was made in your life, would you still think it wasn’t worthwhile to vote?

          • SW November 14, 2022 at 4:34 pm #

            It’s good to know that there was some relief from being ruined by medical bills and the debt that has crushed people and then taxed b/c health insurance is unaffordable. It was a travesty from the beginning and justified by ridiculous arguments.

            So many people have been caught in this trap and neither party wants to really take on the challenge of pulling the huge profits from pharmaceuticals, hospital corporations, insurance companies and the army of hanger-ons (home health is almost 100% a scam now).

          • Paula D November 16, 2022 at 10:25 pm #

            That was a gigantic thing, rowdy, for many people.

            We were faced with it also. Luckily my husband got a job that had health insurance because we had gone 9 years refusing to pay my employer’s chosen corporation, and were just about to come up to Obama’s deadline of corruption and extortion.

            Yes, that, plus the tearing up of the TPP, plus the refusal to get into war with Russia….what more do people need to appreciate what Trump did?

          • Redneck Liberal November 17, 2022 at 8:05 pm #

            SW

            “It’s good to know that there was some relief from being ruined by medical bills and the debt that has crushed people and then taxed b/c health insurance is unaffordable. It was a travesty from the beginning and justified by ridiculous arguments.

            The answer is sooooo simple – Single-Payer Healthcare, à la most of the rest of the fecking planet.

        • Rain Waters November 17, 2022 at 5:36 pm #

          Voting is another game of tic tac toe. Why waste time when AI masturbates all over us ?

      • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 4:45 pm #

        “He’ll (Fetterman) be a reliable vote and won’t give anyone any trouble at all.

        Fetterman has an actually history of working for people – a shitty, small rust-belt town in west PA. He gives a shit. What would Oz have given? A “reliable vote” and no shits, at all. Meanwhile, Herschel Walker is the epitome of exactly what you’re accusing Fetterman of.

        • MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 5:11 pm #

          Fetterman has a history of screwing over Braddock Pennsylvania. Anybody can read what he did to that poor rust bucket town. Tucker Carlson did a 15 minute opening segment about his sorry piece of pure shit ass.

          Only a person that is as brain dead as he is would vote for him. And that act he’s been putting on about his so-called stroke, has been with him for YEARS.

          He had people on his show that knew him in college and every one of them said trying to communicate with him was like trying to communicate with a “stuttering 12 year old”, because of how low his IQ is.

          Furthermore he showed up for one just one in person town meeting. The rest he was a no-show. He did zoom in for several.
          I can go on and on about what he did to the town but anybody can read about it online. But what got him elected is the data and I just read the data on the mail in votes.

          Over 863 thousand mail in voting got him elected. Voting was never supposed to be like this. It’s a flat out joke and it’s not secure whatsoever.

          If you wanna have a secure election you go to the pole with your picture ID. Anybody that puts up any fuss whatsoever about having a secure election is a left-wing piece of garbage that wants to leave every door open for cheating.

          We should be able to have the most secure election in the world. But now we’re on the level of some of the, 3rd world shit holes.
          Absentee voting should be just for the military.

          First and formost. 2nd, for people that are truly housebound / bed ? ridden. And those in old folks homes that truly cannot, would not make it to the polls.

          This is exactly what needs to happen when it comes to voting in our country for local and state elections and especially the presidential election.

          And get back to having small precincts. Voting at school gymnasium in churches. Not these mass size voting centers that make people stand in line for ages. It is so easy to clean all of this up and it’s very very easy to have a very secure election.

          But the minute you propose something like this, the left-wing scum / dem party start pitching conniption fits because they don’t want a real secure election.

          • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 7:58 am #

            I’ve come to view our elections as exercises in futility. Twenty some odd years ago we thought we had a Defense of Marriage Act, and now that’s been replaced by the Respect for Marriage Act. Twenty years from now what will replace the Respect for Marriage Act? I guess my point is that our elected representatives change their politics and beliefs like their underwear.

        • benr November 14, 2022 at 5:37 pm #

          The guy from halfway around the world is always trying to tell Americans about our country.
          He can’t be bothered about facts or checking anything nor even looking up what the local town paper has to say about the guy.

          Tell me sunshine was that an official DNC talking point you spewed above?

          I could call you a liar but everyone already knows this so what would the point be?
          Ah why not.
          You are a liar.

          • Redneck Liberal November 15, 2022 at 9:11 pm #

            You’re just wasting pixels, wee Ben. Save yourself the effort. but I’m guessing I serve some purpose for you – you can flail and wail about in your ignorant impotence and feel better for ‘calling the Liberal out’. Yes, your’re a legend in your own lunchbox.

          • benr November 15, 2022 at 10:36 pm #

            ROTFLOL

            Not only do you not deny that you are in fact a liar you all but admit it.

          • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:11 am #

            Deny YOUR bullshit? I have better things to do.

          • benr November 16, 2022 at 9:24 am #

            Redneck Liberal
            November 16, 2022 at 5:11 am #
            Deny YOUR bullshit? I have better things to do.

            You do that is why you have responded to almost every post I have made.
            Poor lil guy you got dookie for brains.

          • Redneck Liberal November 17, 2022 at 7:24 pm #

            Funny…I had the feeling YOU were following ME around – again.

        • Wizard of the Saddle November 15, 2022 at 8:18 am #

          Watching “Uncle Fester goes to Washington” will no doubt be a continuing source of mirth for a while…..until Shrek strokes out again and drops dead on the Senate floor from all the COVID shots that he, no doubt, obediently accepted from his Democrat masters.

          Break out the popcorn, RL. You’ll need it for the shit show.

          • Redneck Liberal November 15, 2022 at 9:13 pm #

            Yep – and you can have a Special Election! Yay! Perhaps the GOP can find a sane, wise man in Pennsylvania to step in…or not. The record on sane candidates recently is not good!

          • benr November 16, 2022 at 9:26 am #

            No Fetterman is not sane and nor was OZ.
            Your perspective is very suspect since you say the American Democrat party is rightwing by your standards.

            That says it all you crazy bastard.

        • Wizard of the Saddle November 15, 2022 at 8:46 am #

          One more thing, RL: Walker my be a bulb whose filament burns dimly…..but unlike Fetterman’s, his is at least still intact.

          Pennsylvania has sent a broken bulb to the Senate.

          • Wizard of the Saddle November 15, 2022 at 8:46 am #

            Might, not my. Ugh. Silly iPad spellchecker…

          • Redneck Liberal November 17, 2022 at 8:09 pm #

            If your ‘unbroken’ filament-guy gets to Senate, I’ll look forward to a debate between them. Did you hear your boy’s stump speech yesterday? He appears to believe that both vampires & werewolves are real, and “turnz out, waarwolves can keeel vampaaaars! Did you know that?” Astounding.

        • fugeguy November 15, 2022 at 3:52 pm #

          Yea trust fund baby that lived with his parents into his 40’s.

          Real working class stock there.

    • Paula D November 14, 2022 at 11:25 am #

      I saw a great tweet:

      Biden/Fedderman 2024

      It’s a No Brainer!

      • SW November 14, 2022 at 11:36 am #

        hahahaha If only I could get a bumper sticker ):

      • JackStraw November 14, 2022 at 3:38 pm #

        I think that came from Tucker Carlson.

      • Wizard of the Saddle November 15, 2022 at 10:05 am #

        That slogan needs to go into mass production now! Lol

    • wokethis November 14, 2022 at 4:03 pm #

      Let’s face it folks; with minor exception, the electorate are a bunch of dumb farm animals, and the most of the globe is “run” by a bunch of hustlers. Good combo…

    • hortonz November 15, 2022 at 1:17 pm #

      What did this election teach us? Well, for one, it taught us that the era of Donald Trump is over. Mitch Albom has been saying this for the past two years on his afternoon radio show for the last year but die-hard Trump fans would rather destroy the Republican party than give up on the fantasy of another four years of Trump. The second thing it taught us, and this a sentiment echoed by many Republican strategists over the years, when the Republicans focus on social issues like abortion and gay marriage, they lose. When they focus on bread-and-butter economic issues, Republicans win. That’s because Republicans are better at managing the economy than Democrats historically. The Democrat voters who defected to Reagan in 1980 didn’t do it because they were worried about the Democrats legalizing gay marriage and using taxpayer money to pay for it, they did it because they did the math and figured out they were better off being governed by people understood that Carter’s mismanagement of the economy was hurting them where it mattered most: their wallets The third thing this election taught us was that the best way to engage voters is to talk over the heads of the “gate keepers” in the mainstream media and treat each voter as an individual instead of talking through the self-appointed leaders who like to believe that they, and they alone, are qualified to speak on behalf of Blacks, Latinos or women. That’s how the Democrats and Liberals operate.

      • JackStraw November 15, 2022 at 2:58 pm #

        The 80s called. They’d like to speak with you about politics.

        You clearly have no idea what has happened in the world over the last 2 decades. This has nothing to do with fiscal vs social issues, and all to do with the complete takeover of the culture by a totalitarian leftist ideology that controls the election process.

        • Redneck Liberal November 15, 2022 at 6:57 pm #

          That’s rampant paranoia, Jack.

          • benr November 17, 2022 at 4:45 pm #

            That is reality simply because cnn, pbs and msnbc don’t tell you the truth does not make it any less true.

      • Redneck Liberal November 15, 2022 at 6:56 pm #

        hortonz

        It’s refreshing to see someone reporting on what the not-insane cohort of the Republican party believes. These are the same people who scoff at “the Big Steal” lie.

        Then you said:

        “That’s because Republicans are better at managing the economy than Democrats historically.
        Huh?
        HUH???
        I get your point that cultural issues are NOT as effective at getting the vote out for the GOP but Republicans are demonstrably NOT ‘better at managing the economy’. In fact, Reagan was the birth canal for the Neos – both Liberal and Conservative – with their Friedman-based economic views, which have screwed everyone but the already wealthy or privileged (and not only in the USA but everywhere).

        Read this:
        thebalancemoney.com/deficit-by-president-what-budget-deficits-hide-3306151

        • benr November 17, 2022 at 4:48 pm #

          Contract with America and Lil Billy not fighting it. If we look at booms and busts who controlled Congress matters. Then there is 2008 and Obama absolute failures followed by Trumps booming economy and the Covid and Biden and the Democrat congress has all but destroyed everything.

          • Redneck Liberal November 17, 2022 at 7:22 pm #

            Fuck!!! Obama was inaugurated in 2009, dipshit, and what did he inherit after 8 years of Shrub and the Republicans raping & pillaging? The near-as-almost collapse of the global financial system.

            Trump’s ‘booming economy’ was well on the way when Lardarse accidentally became president. Of course, he claimed all the credit because that’s how he rolls.

            Yes, COVID has been a significant swipe at the economy – globally, wee ben, not just the USA – and Lardarse did his best to make it as hard as possible for you poor suckers. Why? Because he was worried that his reelection might be jeopardised.

            He was on his way out in any case…

          • benr November 17, 2022 at 9:27 pm #

            And who had control of Congress and the Senate?

            One hint starts with a D and ends in emocrat.
            Remember the fourth rail was busy ripping old GWBush apart for six years and the house flipped to Democrat control and stayed that way until 2011 and it was not just a majority but a super majority.
            I might also add it was the slowest recovery in US history Obama and the Democrats bungled everything.
            Odd how the media is always throwing softballs to the DEMOcrats and rips the Republicans a new asshole for anything they can pin to them true or not.

            Even more odd is how the Democrats also think any election they lose is rigged like Al Gore and the hanging chads where they looked at the ballots with a magnifying glass to determine if the voter meant to vote Democrat.
            I just remember how Al Gore lost his shit for months over getting beat and that was with paper ballots.

            I lived it I remember how bad it was all you did was maybe read about it.

    • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 7:45 am #

      Actually, your observation that our presidents are “chosen” for us is correct. I discovered this a long time ago, right around 2000 during the Bush election. There was so much I was hearing about him not being legitimately elected, and all the garbage about the hanging chads, etc., that I decided to hunt for some information myself, and I came across a site called Exegesis (not in existence anymore) that had an article discussing Bush’s presidency, that referenced an article written in 1997 predicting that George Bush would be the next president and why. I read that article, and sure enough, they had predicted in 1997 that George Bush would be the next president. I wish I’d had the presence of mind back then and been more computer savvy to save the article. Needless to say, after that, I didn’t vote for him the second time. And I haven’t believed in the American political system since. Did I vote in the last two elections? Yes, because there was still a tiny part of me that thought it was possible to “win” legitimately. But now I’ve been disabused of that belief, not only because our political system is broken beyond repair (FUBAR) but we no longer have a populace that values freedom. Instead, they want to be taken care of like pets. I realized that way back when the first black president, Bill Clinton, sent Elian Gonzalez back to Cuba and better than 60% of the lemmings thought that was just jim-dandy.

  2. Penelope Dreadful November 14, 2022 at 10:02 am #

    I am totally bummed out, even if there was massive cheating, as I suspect. Because this election should not have even been close. $5 gas is killing people, and the poorer among us the most.

    I have been trying to find a story, from years ago. I read it. A NY state senator said something about the crooked election system in Pennsylvania, and how votes could be ginned up by the Dem Machine. He was also a Democrat, and he quickly retracted his statement.

    If anybody else remembers it, please let me know. Thanks!

    • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:09 pm #

      What part of “the system is rigged” are you still having trouble grokking?

      • Penelope Dreadful November 14, 2022 at 12:23 pm #

        Yeah but even if rigged, which I think it is, how many people still voted for Democrats? Assume 1 million stolen/false vote, that still leaves a poop-ton of real votes for them.

        • Rowdypiglet November 14, 2022 at 3:17 pm #

          It seems to me that there are a lot of elements at play, and we’ll never be able to break them down into percentages.

          Obviously there’s been cheating in all the same ways that we saw last time, especially in the critical places. Along with that, some of the candidates were lackluster and didn’t present a noticeably better option. As bad as Fetterman is, Oz was also a proponent of the child mutilation trans agenda. How is that offering a choice that would motivate anyone to stand in line for a few hours?

          Along with that, the combination of woke dimwits, ideologically possessed Zoomers, recent “immigrants”, and the simply clueless is numerically greater than we thought. When you consider the other elements in play, it was sufficient to kill all but the most vigorous candidates and even some of those. I suspect Kari Lake won by a huge margin, maybe too huge for any amount of cheating to undo (it was still undecided the last I heard). But others who didn’t win so decidedly were easier to fudge.

          • Jimpa November 14, 2022 at 4:09 pm #

            I think it’s better if the elections were stolen. If these election results are valid, then it means most people really did freely vote for Democrats to retain power even after the results of two years of their dominance.

          • Wizard of the Saddle November 15, 2022 at 10:07 am #

            The MSM just obligingly declared Hobbs the victor over Lake this morning.

            I seriously doubt the truth of that declaration. Like Biden, Hobbs has been installed.

        • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 5:59 pm #

          Oh there are no shortage of idiots voting for Democrat boobs, that’s for sure. Mostly the young.

        • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 8:03 am #

          Yeah, I know, that’s pretty sad, isn’t it? That so many people can be duped into believing lies about everything.

        • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 8:23 am #

          A lot of it was the fear factor. You’ll lose your rights, they said, if the republicans gain the senate! You’ll lose your social security and medicare! They’ll overturn gay marriage! They’ll outlaw interracial marriage (I still don’t know where this one came from), etc. And don’t forget the right to kill your kid. That was a big one in a lot of states. You’ve lost the right to kill your kid in the comfort of your own state. Now you have to make an inconvenient journey to another place to do it. And climate change. They’ve got a large swath of the hoi polloi convinced that every early snowfall or cold snap or Indian summer is the result of climate change. And underlying all of THAT I personally believe was the fear of antifa/BLM being unleased if the democrats didn’t “win.” After all, their elected representatives had demonstrated that they weren’t going to lift a finger to prevent the destruction and death that would follow. All of which I lay at the door of the church, because if the church had been doing its job, the people wouldn’t be afraid.

    • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 4:46 pm #

      So, you really think that a GOP House & Senate would get gas prices back to what ever you want? Hahahaaaaa…

      • benr November 14, 2022 at 5:41 pm #

        Not at first it would take time to get things sorted out and turned back on.
        They still have to deal with mashed potato brain Mister I am going to kill oil, coal, and natural gas.
        My fondest wish is that Democrats all really do turn blue this winter some parts it’s going to take more than two sweaters and they deserve every miserable shivering moment.

        • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:13 am #

          Magical thinking! Keep it up, Wee Ben. Who knows what you create.

          • benr November 17, 2022 at 4:53 pm #

            It’s not magic it’s a simple matter of allowing searches for oil and then drilling. Joe Biden has caused artificial scarcity there is still plenty of oil, coal and natural gas left to tap. Don’t be ubsurd as well as imbecilic.

      • Mike G November 16, 2022 at 6:26 am #

        I guess Liberal Deadneck doesn’t understand the basic principle of supply and demand or Biden’s and the Green’s idea of ending fossil fuels.

        You stop drilling and you find less supply. Demand is still there no matter how many inefficient whirligigs and photo cells you dot the landscape with.

        Reality is going to set in at some point. Do you want to get a indication of how much power is coming from these green projects, where are the high tension wires connecting them to the grid? Just a pair of jumper cables.

        • benr November 17, 2022 at 4:55 pm #

          Worse the have a very short lifespan and create toxic waste issues in their creation, maintaining and disposal. Green energy is a joke that will never be realized.

      • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 8:27 am #

        No, I kinda don’t believe that, either.

  3. Rodulf November 14, 2022 at 10:04 am #

    I’ll flat say it aloud…Americans deserve what’s happening to them. A hundred and fifty years of going to war so Zio-bankers can build an empire of ghost-money and play god with us all. A dominant religion with fundamentalist loonies calculating the numerology of Bible prophecy to figure out how may blood moons have occurred since the urinals were installed in the men’s room in the Temple in 70AD and announcing that Jesus is coming next Tuesday to Rapture the White dummies up to Heaven……yeah, we really got a future,

    • Walter B November 14, 2022 at 10:15 am #

      History teaches us that every war mongering empire eventually rots from the head and crumbles from withing and dies. Looking at the Rotting Head in DC, I’d say we won’t have to wait much longer to be face down in the dirt.

      • Jimpa November 14, 2022 at 10:42 am #

        Yes, the geriatric national leadership typified by Biden and Pelosi looks like the Soviet Kremlin just before it fell.

    • White German Shepherd November 14, 2022 at 10:50 am #

      We do NOT deserve this.

      How have we Americans had any control over our government? We just pay our taxes and vote. I have never had an opportunity to vote against any warlike activities of the government.

      We do not control them so we are not responsible for their actions.

      • SW November 14, 2022 at 11:00 am #

        I agree. Look at Obama if you think voting for a candidate who “says all the right things”, gets your vote then presto-change-o does the exact opposite of what he said he’d do — like allowing much cheaper drugs from Canada in the new health care bill — makes any difference.

        • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 12:12 pm #

          He campaigned on Change. Very few ever asked him the question which is implied by that: Change to what?

          And yes, many Whites are so far gone that they would have voted for him anyway, despite his malicious hatred of Whites.

          • SW November 14, 2022 at 4:36 pm #

            I don’t think Obama hates whites but I’m convinced his wife does.

          • benr November 14, 2022 at 5:59 pm #

            @sw

            Have you bothered to read his books or at least the one ghost written by Dhorn?

            He spells it out pretty clearly, he clings to the arab/black side of his family and ignores the white side as if they don’t really exist and never mattered.

            journals.openedition.org/ejas/9232
            It places the narrative within the history of African American literature and rhetoric and argues that Obama uses the text to create a life story that resonates with central concepts of African American selfhood and black male identity, including double consciousness, invisibility, and black nationalism. The article reads Dreams from My Father as an attempt to arrive at a state of “functional Blackness,” which moves away from questions of racial authenticity and identity politics but recognizes the narrative powers of African American literature to shape a convincing and appealing black self.

            Nothing in there about his disgusting European heritage!

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 7:57 pm #

            He offered a couple of revealing anecdotes: No one was better to him than his grandmother who took care of his while his mother took off to Indonesia to study native blacksmithing or something. He recalls his intense and immediate animus towards her when she revealed she was being harassed by a Black homeless man while waiting for the bus. He cared nothing for her fear or safety, only feeling hatred against Her for her supposed racism.

            Years later, he said hello to his mother after being out one night. She was watching an awards show and exclaimed Harry Belafonte was the most beautiful man in the world. He described his sudden feelings of utter contempt and disgust for her. He doesn’t even try to explain them. But it’s as if to say, How dare a mere White find a Black man attractive. Yet if she hadn’t, he wouldn’t exist!

          • Alzaebo November 14, 2022 at 8:21 pm #

            Smothering his white grandmother with a pillow the night before his victory might’ve been a clue

          • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 8:34 am #

            I believe most of the lemmings that voted for obummer came up through the multiculturalism/diversity crap that began to be taught in our school system in the 80s, courtesy of Ronald Reagan, that great cold war warrior, who made a deal with Gorbachev that we would adopt their educational system in exchange for them packing up their Soviet marbles and going home. I discovered this while watching a Chuck Missler video. Talk about betrayal and disillusionment, huh? Yet, that’s what happened. Right around the time our junior highs began to be renamed middle schools, in the mid-80s, was where I noticed it at first. Didn’t know about the rest until later. Not long after that, the Soviet Union just “fell” seemingly overnight without a shot fired. Whoda thunk it?! Not too many years after that we began to see white boys emulating black gangsta rappers and the slow steady erosion of “white culture” as it were in favor of “black culture” that we have shoved down our throats nonstop today.

      • Walter B November 14, 2022 at 12:04 pm #

        Well, we DO deserve it if you consider America a government OF the people, which means we ALL have to play an active part and get involved, NOT just vote. Since 2011 I have attended and presided over meetings of our governing body where the 5 elected officials outnumbered the residents in attendance. Social media appears to be the only venue that the bulk of our residents utilize to maintain ANY interest in their government, and of course in that clown show the first lie wins and hate is the weapon of choice.

        If your point is that we are all too busy trying to make a buck to pay our bills, you have a point, but not an excuse because none of us can ever make enough income to cover the cost theft and corruption at every stinking level of government.

        • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 12:53 pm #

          The people scrambling the hardest also tend to be the people caught up in part-time low wage employment.

          I remember watching Diane Sawyer’s documentary about a failing school in Philadelphia. There was an earnest young white man teaching math or something, and he only had one parent come in to meet him on back to school night.

          That sounds like the parents don’t care, but later I was thinking about it, and I was thinking the dad who dis show probably had a union or government job where he could get an evening “off” to attend civic functions and the like.

          If you work at Target and are trying to fill in your other hours as bet you can, good luck expecting them to give you a day “off”, even if you never work a 40 hour week.

          Jobs that don’t guarantee a set number of hours per week often require 30 or 40 hours of “availability” and seven days per week.

          You get a night off to go to the school, if you are lucky someone in your neighborhood can give you a lift, because the crosstown buses tend to quit running after six p.m.

          I’m not saying this is THE reason people don’t get involved, but it’s a bigger factor than most people realize.

          • Walter B November 14, 2022 at 1:04 pm #

            I can only speak for our school system, but our schools have always been run by the sports parents/PTA moms who bully the heck out of anyone that doesn’t kiss their massive asses. In my township they are a 300-400 Water Buffalo click led by the 500-pound corrupt mayor’s wife. These megalodons are also the crowd that man the polls on election day.

            Hard to blame the general population for not standing up to these bullying behemoths and I for one have learned the lesson that resistance is futile. None of the respectable decent people will go against them out of fear, and many have come out and stated this outright. Oh well, what they hell.

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 1:25 pm #

            Lord Buddha: Woe to any people who allow women to take power. You will know great cruelty.

          • SW November 14, 2022 at 4:48 pm #

            @Walter — I think both of you make valid points and both things do happen. There are a lot of single parents now and going to the meet the teacher night is just one more thing to do on a long to- do list.

            But I’ve been in the situation where a clique of moms ran the school too. My youngest daughter went to a private high school and all mothers had to sign up to volunteer. After several days in the school snack bar, it was pretty obvious who was in charge and the principle and teachers did a lot of ass kissing to these powerful moms.

          • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 5:42 pm #

            My take on this, both as a teacher and a parent, is that I’ve never seen much point in back-to-school nights or parent-teacher conferences, either one. There is nothing to be learned, and, as Beryl of Oyl notes, your schedule may not allow it. Even if you are free at the times these are held, working parents have little time and may not want to waste it in this way.

            The only possible value of these occasions is entirely on the side of the teachers, who–if they know which parents are wealthy, influential, and will donate to the school–can use it to do some schoozing.

          • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 6:00 pm #

            @ SW:

            Many schools are controlled to a great extent by parents who are wealthy and politially influential. In one school district where my kids went to school, I was told that if the school wanted some expensive improvements or equipment, the administrators (or some teachers) need only drop a hint to the Right People and the desired high-dollar items would be paid for.

            The Right People also have a say in who gets a job and who doesn’t, and who keeps their job and who doesn’t. To tell you the truth, I suspect that they have just about 100% of the decision-making on that. Political power goes a long ways.

            Also, I have never been clear as to how as to how federal, state, and local funds are disbursed in a school district. The annual budget of the school system my kids graduated from was $20 million. Of this, $10 million was from local taxes.

            Obviously, somebody holds the purse strings on that money. That somebody (or somebodies) probably has a say as to what projects are funded, what contractors are hired to do the work, and what company equipment, materials, and supplies will be purchased from. Whoever these people are, they are obviously immensely powerful.

          • Alzaebo November 14, 2022 at 8:25 pm #

            Now more and more places are resorting to 12-hour shifts.

          • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 8:42 am #

            Yes, I know what you’re talking about as far as the buses go. When I was a bus rider, I faced the same situation, the buses don’t run 24/7. Lack of transportation and the vagaries of the job have a lot to do with it, but I also think a lot of them just don’t give a shit, mainly because they don’t believe getting an education is worth anything. They view putting in all those long hours studying and going to school as a waste of time. They don’t believe an education will get them anywhere in life largely because they’re black and the cards are stacked against them. So why bother?

    • Uncle Abraham November 14, 2022 at 11:06 am #

      You deserve it, Rodulf, vomiting your bile in your Savior’s face, blaming your self-induced toxicity on others. You will learn the hard way.

    • Penelope Dreadful November 14, 2022 at 11:14 am #

      You know Rodulf, even if Christianity (or any Religion) is just the Magic Feather that Dumbo used to fly, the fact is that Dumbo, the Elephant, actually flew!

      Western Society has dropped the Magic Feather, and replaced it with Wokeism – a form of Goody-Two Shoes Christianity with no Jesus, and all the intolerance of the Old Spanish Inquisition.

      I did not used to believe it, but the old, “If you don’t believe in something, you’ll fall for anything” truism is actually TRUE!

      • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 12:19 pm #

        We changed Christianity into a religion that suited a Germanic warrior race. Theresa of Avila – who turned into one of the most beautiful women of her time – dressed up as a boy and tried to go the Crusades as an adolescent. And it was St Bernard himself, I believe, who helped institute the Knights Templar.

        But as science and liberalism arose as new religions (so to speak), Christianity felt it had to return to its other worldly roots, and unfortunately, that helped to bring forth a great softening at the popular level – in a way that wasn’t there at the beginning. The Romans admired the courage of the Christians dying in the arena after all. That helped spread the Faith.

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

        Yep. I kept telling people PC was a pseudo-religion.

      • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 4:51 pm #

        “the fact is that Dumbo, the Elephant, actually flew!

        Dumbo was Disney’s first documentary, huh?

      • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 6:01 pm #

        Who’s gonna break it to Penelope that Dumbo is a fictional cartoon?

      • Wizard of the Saddle November 15, 2022 at 10:12 am #

        Well put. I concur.

    • Woodchuck November 14, 2022 at 11:21 am #

      Well, back before1860, we held together as a country on a voluntary basis. We were a country because we wanted to be one, and we were all on the same page about that. After we defeated ourselves with our Civil War, we became an empire. We became a collection of states held together by miliary force, and NOT by the will of all the citizens as expressed through the votes of their elected state representatives.

      Since our becoming an empire in 1865, we’ve naturally decided to continue using military force to maintain and expand the empire into territories outside US borders. As history shows over and over, empires eventually collapse, and it’s a delusion to think that the USA is immune to disintegration. Our excuse for empire building is that we are “making the world safe for democracy”. This was the excuse for our meddling in affairs in Europe during WWI – affairs that we had no understanding of and that was none of our business. And ever since 1916 our role in the world has been to fight all over the planet to “defend democracy”. That’s the excuse given for our current meddling in Ukraine.

      Yeah, as long as US citizens everywhere believe rubblish like this we most certainly do not have a future as a USA. We’ll crack up completely into various sovereign states after the dollar dies.

      • FGB3 November 14, 2022 at 12:40 pm #

        “We’ll crack up completely into various sovereign states after the dollar dies”. I certainly hope so. But, the death of the dollar and what happens afterwards is still a cipher.

        • Blackbird November 14, 2022 at 3:18 pm #

          “‘We’ll crack up completely into various sovereign states after the dollar dies’. I certainly hope so.”

          It sounds ideal, doesn’t it, the US fracturing into natural states? I expect it to happen. I think it is part of the plan. The last act before the US is consumed by China. A handful of tasty little morsels for the new hegemon.

          • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 4:53 pm #

            “I think it is part of the plan.

            The plan? Whose plan? And, if it’s ‘the plan’ shouldn’t it written “The Plan”?

          • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 6:08 pm #

            “shouldn’t it written “The Plan”?”

            Tsk, tsk, Rednut. This, after always pestering other people about their writing mistakes.

          • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 6:22 pm #

            @ Redneck Liberal:

            You don’t think there’s a plan? All the wealth of all the nations of the world at stake, and you think the people who control it just sit around in their boardrooms smoking bud and talking about celebrity gossip and sports? “Que sera, sera!” right?

            Even Roosevelt once said that there is NOTHING in the world of politics that is not planned; nothing happens by accident.

          • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:17 am #

            Anthea

            Quite probably! But can you succinctly explain “The Plan”? Please, proceed.

      • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 8:58 am #

        This is true. Most of the lemmings don’t even know what “democracy” is, but by God, they’ll vote for its exportation every time!

    • MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 5:29 pm #

      A Dominant religion? You cannot be talking about American Christians. That’s for sure. They number next to nothing stacked up against the numbers of the absolutely insane diabolical evil, “Islamic Law”
      believing Muslims.

      If you don’t believe me about the numbers, then simply go do some research on this. No I won’t give you the data. You work for it. Overall your entire comment makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. Although, I know that you tried to take a shot at “American Christians”,

      You failed drastically. Furthermore the American black Christian population, believe in the rapture. Especially the Black SBBC = Southern Black Baptist Council.

      And then outside of them you have the Black, Evangelical Churches throughout the southeast part of our nation. They also firmly believe in the rapture. So it’s not just the white members that you so sarcastically try to portray in a rather non-flattering-light.

      • Woodchuck November 16, 2022 at 1:32 pm #

        The Rapture doctrine is very problematic. It first appeared via the preaching of John Nelson Darby in the early 1800’s. He was of a legalistic/literal mind and cooked up yet another new version of Protestant theology, Only this time with a bunch of Pentecostal spirit manifesting stuff thrown in along with speaking in tongues etc. Google images for Rev. Darby gives me the creeps – he’s got a visibly demonic look on his face, at least to me. Darby wrote his own version of the Bible, naturally called the Darby version. A look into his family background is horrifying. The Darbys once owned Leap Castle, now considered the most haunted castle in Ireland. The place has a truly horrific past history of mass murders having happened there, a dungeon where people were impaled on spikes and left to rot in that hidden chamber etc. Mass poisonings, a priest killed in a room called “The Bloody Chapel etc. Mildred Darby, a popular author who used to write gothic horror novels, once lived at Leap Castle. She claimed it was haunted by an elemental spirit that had a goat’s body, a human head with black eyes, and smelled like a rotting corpse.

        Okkkkaaaayyy. Interesting family you have there Mr. Darby. Perhaps it’s a family tradition to be messing with spirt manifestations? Darby founded a church called “The Plymouth Brethren”, and the parents of the notorious black magician Aleister Crowley were members of this strict Protestant Pentecostal Darby sect. Crowley hated the religion of his boyhood and devoted his life to satan worship or what have you, calling himself proudly the wickedest man on the planet. He wrote books about how to do rituals to attract disembodied spirits.

        There’s a Bible verse out there about the impossibilty of good fruit coming from bad trees. I’m skeptical about the Darbys and their evit spirit stuff, and so I’m also skeptical about Darby’s theology and the supposed rapture or rupture of the Church.

    • SpeedyBB November 15, 2022 at 7:17 am #

      Careful there, Rodulf the Red-Nosed,

      You will be insulting the Bronze Age fanatics whose written ravings Vlad worships, intolerant zealots who had no idea the earth circles the sun or that micro-organisms and not demons are the cause of illness.

      The Pretend is strong all-around on this Comments Section.

  4. shotho November 14, 2022 at 10:04 am #

    Less suburbanism and consumerism sounds like a win to me; that is, if the population will accept it and make the necessary adjustments, such as localism.

    • Rodster November 14, 2022 at 10:36 am #

      They probably won’t as they have been too domesticated over the decades by their lord masters, aka the Federal Government.

    • Not_GeorgeT November 14, 2022 at 10:39 am #

      IMO, the way things are developing ‘accept’ might be the subject of a more expansive definition.

    • happiface November 14, 2022 at 10:47 am #

      tell that to the 8 million people(plus another 20 million who service it) who are directly tied to the trucking industry including farming,food processors,all industry in fact–local?!! the only thing local will be the lamp posts people use when their national industry goes kaput–have no idea what fantasy island you live on shotho

      • Rowdypiglet November 14, 2022 at 3:35 pm #

        happiface, I don’t see any reason why what once worked – when we relied much more on local production of food and whatever else you could make – could not work again. If the trucking industry dies either by plan or otherwise, those involved will still have to find other ways to make a living – but most of them have practical skills that would be useful for something other than trucking.

        If you read the history of my small rural town (and many others like it) there were once farms that produced milk, beef, wheat and vegetables locally. They were processed here as well, and we had various little factories, a doctor, a lawyer, a school, a sheriff, a mill, a foundry, and a dam that produced power. You could live out your life (and most people did) without needing to leave this place. Everything you really had to have was right here. I don’t count kiwi fruit during a New England winter as something you have to have. We now have to drive, sometimes quite a distance, for these services and items we used to buy across the street. I don’t see that as a win.

        • MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 5:31 pm #

          Your entire comment is excellent. And it’s loaded with common sense. And what once did work would work again for sure. You nailed it my friend. You nailed it.

        • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 7:01 pm #

          @ Rowdypiglet:

          Yup. I keep telling people to look at the old Sanborn fire insurance maps for their town for 1900-1910. (They may go back a little further.)

          The town that was nearest me (pop. about 5,000) before I moved had as many businesses in 1900 as it does now, with about one-third of the population. Right now it doesn’t even have a grocery store, as the town grocery store recently closed for the third time in the past ten years or so.

          By 1910 there was a cannery, and opera house, a hotel, restaurants, and a college. The town offered literally everything in the way of the consumer goods of the era. No doctor’s office is shown on the fire insurance maps, because the doctor came to you. There was a dairy farm at the edge of town that delivered milk to your door.

          You don’t have this amount of business activity without considerable affluence–and it was almost entirely based on an agricultural economy.

          It’s easy for me to imagine this type of economy being restored to these rural Missouri towns. All it would take would be getting the government boot off of our necks. And such an economy would probably be much better and more varied than it was in 1900-1910, mainly because of an improved knowledge base and an improved selection of farm animals and cultivated vegetables–and flowers. E.g., there are currently a couple of artisan cheesemakers. They didn’t have anything like that back then, and the seed catalogs probably did not have hundreds of tomato varieties. They had not yet developed many of the vegetable varieties that are familiar today. And they sure didn’t have lisianthus–a gorgeous cut flower only recently introduced to cultivation. Google it, if you want to be blown away. Johnny’s Selected Seeds carries the Voyage strain, which I am in love with.

          But I digress. My point is that everything in the world of agriculture is like that. There have been great advances.

          • Rowdypiglet November 15, 2022 at 10:48 am #

            Anthea, you’ve provoked one of those interesting synchronicities that, in my family, we attribute to an ethereal being we call the Library Fairy. I was pondering the Sanborn Fire maps for the last week, and a couple of them were up on my screen in other tabs as I read your comment. I use them often in my hobby of genealogy and local history. They’re a revelation, and a true window into the past.

            As to restoring those localized economies, I firmly believe it’s possible. In fact, in my little corner of the world, there are people trying to do so. We have interesting heirloom grains grown locally and ground in a local mill, cows and some dairy on a small scale, and cheese making. We have a bit of locally produced hydro power. Lots of woodland that’s carefully logged, and plenty of potential farmland. If the rest of the world falls apart, which I consider likely, this would be one of the better places in which to survive.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder November 15, 2022 at 11:56 am #

            No doctor’s office is shown on the fire insurance maps, because the doctor came to you.

            Not only that, the doc didn’t do 35 unnecessary tests and charge you $174,000 for the 3-hr visit. It certainly was not “free”, of course doctors made a fairly comfortable living, but they didn’t jack you for every cent you’ll ever make to treat a fever.

            Like small-town pastors doing a funeral (still today, in places like rural ND), many once were occasionally content to be paid in sausage or cornmeal if that’s all the family had to offer.

        • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 7:07 pm #

          @ Rowdypiglet:

          “We now have to drive, sometimes quite a distance, for these services and items we used to buy across the street.”

          Wendell Berry said that the automobile had created more distances than it had bridged.

        • SpeedyBB November 15, 2022 at 7:21 am #

          Madame Rowdy,

          You remind me of a time in 1985 when I purchased a large, reddish, aromatic mango for one dollar in Manhattan. I marveled at the economies that must have gone into that – not to mention the oppression of farm workers all the way from Central America.

          I liked my mango, but still felt uneasy about it. A conscience is a heavy load to bear.

          • Rowdypiglet November 15, 2022 at 10:30 am #

            Indeed, SpeedyBB. Conscience is a heavy load, and awareness is as well. If your conscience hadn’t bothered you, you would probably have still contemplated whether your having a mango in Manhattan was worth the expenditure of energy and resources, human and otherwise, in making it happen.

            If I had no other way of knowing that the whole climate crisis is a scam (whether or not it’s changing) is that things like this are the low hanging fruit. If we were really in an emergency, we’d first look at making sure that genuine necessities like heating our homes took precedence over having kiwi fruit in Manhattan.

          • Paula D November 17, 2022 at 11:46 am #

            I remember being in a grocery store in California in the 80s and some woman was throwing an absolute fit because they didn’t have bell peppers.
            The clerk (they still had them back then, probably a truck driver now) explained to her “They are not in season”.
            She screamed “What does that mean?”
            I was blown away. Back then there was still such a thing as seasonal fruits and vegetables.
            How could she not know that? (I now realize she must have time traveled from the future).

      • PeterPanchromatic November 14, 2022 at 8:53 pm #

        Trucks and truck drivers are STILL needed in a local economy. There difference is more, but shorter, hauls and they get to be home every night. Routes would be regional more often than not. And there would still be a market for far away goods. We don’t make cameras here anymore. They can’t grow the quantity and quality of crops over “there” like we can. So there will still be a need for national and international freight.

        • SpeedyBB November 15, 2022 at 7:26 am #

          PeterP, when I read that the very last television set ever assembled locally was a Zenith, the factory in the Midwest closing in 1984 when all production was moved to Mexico, it struck a nerve.

          I had paid close attention to the marvel of color television, pioneered by David Sarnoff and RCA in the 1950s, even though the NTSC signal did indeed often mean “Never Twice the Same Color”.

          Studio cameras, switchers, transmitters – the whole shebang, pretty much gone overseas. They’re probably still doling out dollars to pay American patents, so somebody is at least getting their cut.

          • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:19 am #

            Oh! Reagan’s first year!

    • spaingaroo November 14, 2022 at 10:51 am #

      does that sound likely?
      Each individual will be kicking and screaming whether they are mentally prepared or not. Because even if you are ready, you aren’t ready for the huge mass of people kicking and screaming that will drag you down with them.
      in the words of the song, ‘coming up only, to drag you under’
      Maybe there’s quite a few people ‘really’ prepared and well out of harms way.
      but the rest of us are in it with masses really, whether we want to be or not

      • PeterPanchromatic November 14, 2022 at 9:09 pm #

        Move out of the big city before it’s too late. It’s YOUR choice. I did it over 3 years ago. It’s been a big change and, no, I’m not self-sufficient growing my own food or livestock. Eventually I hope that’ll happen. I go into a metroplex when needed. I commute a long distance to work in a major city. But I no longer live in a rat race, sh*thole and it’s worth the drive and the minor inconveniences. Not saying it’s been easy, but I would do it again and there’s no way I’d move back to a Liberal dump…which almost ALL big cities have become. Period.
        If most Conservatives would take this to heart we could redesign America in a generation if not sooner. Just think of all the new Congressional districts/seat created when new Conservative populations sprung up around a State. Not sure how it would affect Senate races.
        Abandon the big cities and let them destroy themselves with the crime and infighting among the rats who stay and enjoy that lifestyle. That, along with their addiction to abortion, vaccines, and other risky behaviors and it won’t take long before the metropolitan areas lose their political clout and their physical populations. Maybe at some point those cities could be re-gentrified. But while that takes place people who love America will be rebuilding it in new communities outside the former big cities.

  5. John K November 14, 2022 at 10:10 am #

    I remember back in 2004 when a certain CEO of an electronic voting machine company (Diebold) pledged to “deliver” the swing state of Ohio to George Bush against John Kerry. Many (at least on the left) were rightfully skeptical of that conflict of interest. Nowadays they’d be called “election deniers.” Memories sure run short these days.

    • Walter B November 14, 2022 at 10:25 am #

      Speaking of Georgie Bush, I just re-watched the movie “Vice” last night and I recommend that everyone check it out. It pulls back the curtain to reveal the inherent rot in the system and the depraved assholes that have risen to the seats of power in our once great nation.

      Make America Great Again? Bullshit, we cannot even make it honest, no wonder MAGA is a hated phrase by so many, it is another lie. Make America Go Away perhaps, but that’s happening right now on its own.

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 11:15 am #

        I just looked up that film to refresh my memory of what it was about, and I came across this interesting find, under “interesting finds”:

        Christian Bale’s secret to packing on 40 pounds to play Dick Cheney: Pie – lots of pie

        https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/christian-bales-secret-packing-40-pounds-play-dick-cheney-pie-lots-pie-154642733.html?fr=sycsrp_catchall

      • messianicdruid November 14, 2022 at 12:18 pm #

        MUSGO – make united states go away.

        America will survive the united states. aka flyover country, where food is grown – if we can keep our refineries open.

      • MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 5:48 pm #

        I have read quite a few of your comments. And just shake my head at each one. Hard to imagine that there’s somebody that is that ate up with anger and hatred.

        I don’t know how you think you come off looking to others but I know how you come off looking to me. You come off looking like some really old man that lives alone because nobody can stand to be around him.

        Besides being about as pleasant as a root canal, he is your all around straight-up SOB. And you come off looking like an ex communist transplant that for some reason hates my Nation.

        You really are what my mother meant by, “ A shriveled up old man no good for himself or the world. And always has a snide disgusting remark for any and all.

      • benr November 15, 2022 at 10:14 am #

        @MONTANA MAN

        Is that comment directed at Walter B?

        He has never come off angry or communist.
        Deep disappointment I do see which can seem angry.
        Maybe a nice .22 model#H001 would cheer him up.
        I know it would me!

    • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 10:31 am #

      I remember a state run by a candidate’s brother, that messed up the election so bad some people accidentally voted for a candidate they didn’t want, and when the losing side grew angry, the winning side was full of scorn for them.

    • Islander November 14, 2022 at 11:45 am #

      John K:

      Thanks for bringing that up.
      I think I have mentioned it here before, but here goes again:
      Despite Kerry’s obnoxious attributes (better known now than then), I went up to the boondocks of Maine to get out the vote for Kerry.

      When we went to bed at 1:00 a.m. on Election Night Kerry was ahead.
      By 6 a.m. Bush had “won.”

      Of course the whole Diebold/electronic voting play had been set up the the 2000 fiasco and the passage of the Election Integrity bill.

      As in AZ today, the secstate of Ohio had some kind of interest in Diebold.

      Is there an emoticon for “holding nose”?

      • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:14 pm #

        You seem to realize the elections are rigged, by putting forth this very valid example; yet you insult people who don’t fall for it and opt out of playing the game.

        Very bizarre.

        • Islander November 14, 2022 at 2:27 pm #

          Not at all bizarre.

          The fewer the votes, the easier the rig.

          And not all elections are equally rigged.

          You just like feeling smarter than the house.

          • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 6:10 pm #

            Nice projection.

          • Jarek November 16, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

            Pegged!

    • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 10:47 am #

      I remember that, too. Please see my earlier comment regarding “fixed” elections.

  6. lizharmon November 14, 2022 at 10:10 am #

    The Covid vaccine death cult is just getting warmed up. Seems like as winter rolls in millions of immunocompromised blue voters are going to mysteriously die on us. Regardless of what else it is, it’s the deflationary elephant in the room. Get ready. Can’t be stopped now.

    • Freddie November 14, 2022 at 10:12 am #

      Death never stopped a Democrat from voting.

      • Walter B November 14, 2022 at 10:19 am #

        Well said.

      • JTinMD November 14, 2022 at 10:26 am #

        hahahaha!

        So quick on the uptake, Freddie!

      • JohnAZ November 14, 2022 at 10:38 am #

        Or winning office!

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 11:16 am #

        You’ve been to Albany, I see.

      • Uncle Abraham November 14, 2022 at 12:48 pm #

        Does stop their consumption.

      • Bilejones November 14, 2022 at 1:54 pm #

        Death never stopped a Republican from voting Democrat.

      • Greg November 14, 2022 at 9:25 pm #

        This whole woke business is getting me down. My dear old dad, a staunch lifelong republican, actually voted for Biden in 2020!

        He never would’ve done that if he were alive.

        • Wizard of the Saddle November 15, 2022 at 10:23 am #

          Now you know why MAGA refers to Beiden supporters as “Zombies.”

          Only the re-animated dead are eager to vote for a walking dead candidate like the Crypt Keeper up there in the Oval Orafice.

      • SpeedyBB November 15, 2022 at 7:31 am #

        Freddie, “Landslide Lyndon” Johnson nods sagely at you, from the Underworld.

    • Islander November 14, 2022 at 11:50 am #

      Dr. Mercola’s headline today:

      “100% or mRNA jab recipients suffered heart injury.”

      I haven’t read all of this but the summary suggests that “long c*d” in the vaxxed is also a result of jab injury

      httpXX://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2022/11/14/long-covid.aspx?

      • Islander November 14, 2022 at 11:51 am #

        E.g.,

        “Swiss research has found the rate of subclinical myocarditis is hundreds of times more common than clinical myocarditis after mRNA injection, and ALL mRNA shot recipients had elevated troponin levels, indicating they had some level of heart injury, even if they were asymptomatic”

      • Jimpa November 14, 2022 at 4:27 pm #

        Yeah, 100%!!!!. That’s just crazy.

    • niner November 14, 2022 at 11:58 am #

      Mr. Kunstler:

      Covid-19 mRNA “vaccination” program goes on remorselessly, some of it still mandated, while injuries and deaths from it keep going up and fertility rates fall, and all of it goes unreported by news media bought-off by Pharma …

      i think the great mystery of the next 5 years, is how the diminishing number of survivors react to all the people near to them who are dying of the “sudden” — for lack of the name we are forbidden to use.

      will it be like those cartoons of stick figures where one by one they just disappear and those who remain take no notice until they are alone.

      what exactly happens. where is the switch. when will the blues finally get it, or will they die first.

      at any rate, this is the horse race, can the MSM keep a lid on the deaths before the blue survivors snap out of it. or will their numbers just dwindle until they no longer care about their woke madness and they don’t have the numbers to police the reds.

      it’s an amazing thing that wokeness is stronger than fear of death.

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 1:05 pm #

        niner, I was talking to a cocaine addict one time about a story which had been in the news. I don’t remember what the story was, just that it was drug-related, and some aspect or other of the story puzzled me.

        She (the addict) informed me that sometimes when you are on cocaine, you think you can’t die.

        Interesting. I took her word for it, although I certainly didn’t understand it.

        There must be something going on in these people’s brains that is similar to an addiction.

        • niner November 14, 2022 at 6:38 pm #

          Beryl, the other side of that drug delusion, is the belief by many vaxxed that the shots have protected them.

          when more studies every day, show the vaxxed are not just sicker but they get the lastest covid over and over.

          yet they still believe. this is a testament to something. maybe propaganda, maybe some brain susceptibility.

          • GreenAlba November 15, 2022 at 11:55 am #

            They will forget the old normal, when 30-year-olds – or 17-year-olds – didn’t just go to sleep and not wake up, or when over 1000 athletes didn’t just ‘die suddenly’ or drop dead of cardiac arrest in less than 2 years.

            The media has done its level best for 2 years to show them all the things that can allegedly cause heart attacks and strokes, which is all the reassurance they need that everything is just the way it always was.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder November 15, 2022 at 2:13 pm #

            GA – This is my take as well.

            It was like a switch flipped, and some people forgot that they used to get a cold or two each year, and occasionally one that really knocked them down for a while…sometimes even a week or two.

            Yes, the first week or two was “scary” because of the media hype of the unknown. But then it wasn’t.

            Sore throat, cough, wheezing, headache, fatigue, nausea, fever, brain fog. You figure after 40+ years on this earth everyone, and I mean everyone, would recognize all of those as common occurrences that are nuisances but an occasional part of our existence on Earth. Nope. Colds are the worst thing ever known to man now. These are highly educated people, too.

            I have a buddy (Master’s Degree in Physics, his wife a PhD in Psychology) who just six weeks ago gave his 7 yr-old a covid test because he was sneezing a lot one day. He tested “positive”. Their family spent the next two weeks frantically testing themselves until they were satisfied the household was clear. No other symptoms besides the kid sneezing a lot one day, and none of the others tested “positive”, ever.

            They literally quarantined themselves, lost work, their kids weren’t in school. I shook my head (over the phone), but didn’t say anything, because I know how locked in to the new normal they have been since March 2020.

            Btw – we used to visit them at least once a year (about 400 miles away from us). We are not allowed to visit their home yet, and I haven’t even asked in over a year. He and I are still fast friends, but that “little detail” of the “vax” is enough to keep us out of their home until further notice.

            Pretty sure the little lady is calling the shots on that one though, so I don’t give him any grief…we’ve had our semi-heated conversations about it long ago, and it goes unspoken that we’ve decided to not talk about it anymore.

            But I would sure like my kids to play with his kids before they’re grown.

            Oh, and their kids (7 and 4) are both fully “vaxxed” and boosted. Sigh.

            People don’t believe their own life experience anymore because of the TV.

          • MrMangoOnMyShoulder November 15, 2022 at 2:16 pm #

            Correction – I meant “my kid”, not “my kids”…as we only have one.

          • GreenAlba November 15, 2022 at 5:34 pm #

            It’s unbelievable that people can be vaxxed to the eyeballs and not feel ‘safe’ when they believe in the vaxxes!

            Heaven only knows what they’ve done to their children.

            My husband and I both had a quite bad cold a few weeks ago – nothing unusual, although it was the first one I’d had in a couple of years. He was determined to believe it was covid, even though he’d done two lateral flow tests which came up negative. I think it’s because he doesn’t want to get another booster, because someone in his brain he knows what I’ve been telling his is correct. But he doesn’t want to admit that, even to himself, so if he believes he had covid he can tell himself that’s why he doesn’t need another booster. That’s not even rational since the vaxxed – and especially the boosted – keep on getting covid multiple times. People are bonkers – even intelligent ones, as you say. Maybe especially intelligent ones.

          • GreenAlba November 15, 2022 at 5:37 pm #

            *somewhere* in his brain! Although maybe there’s someone in his brain too, for all I know. 🙂

        • elphan November 16, 2022 at 11:15 am #

          Harari has claimed complete hackability of humans. Remember when Seth Rogan and James Franco made a horrible movie about NKorea? The US promotion was that Kim Jong would not allow anyone to see it. Then Americans went in droves. Even news stories displayed proud moviegoers stating that, “if you tell me not to do something I’m gonna go do it.”

    • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:15 pm #

      And they’ll use it to lock us down more, and force mask us more, etc etc etc.

      I wonder how many people will figure out the scam.

    • FGB3 November 14, 2022 at 12:45 pm #

      I wonder if there is a direct correlation between those who ‘got the shot(s)’ and those who believe that our elections are “fair and honest”?

      • niner November 14, 2022 at 1:04 pm #

        FGB3 —

        now that would be an interesting question to research.

        if only we had access to the db database of the vaxxed, especially to follow up on the death rate and new illnesses.

        many questions could finally be answered.

        we can be sure the DeepState is doing that research to fine tune their next medical/pharma attack on us.

      • Paula D November 17, 2022 at 11:55 am #

        There was a correlation in Canada between those who supported the truckers who also didn’t believe the bullshit about Russia.
        It was a pretty amazing divide between the government believers and disbelievers.

  7. Rodster November 14, 2022 at 10:11 am #

    Jim is correct regarding going Green. It ain’t gonna folks. There aren’t enough rare earth materials on this fucking planet to make the amount of batteries required, just once. Chris Martenson has explained this in detail. Green energy still requires massive amounts of fossil fuels because you can’t build solar and wind turbines with Green energy.

    Electric vehicles typically costs 2-3x the amount of a gas powered vehicle. Only the rich need apply here.

    This whole global takedown is all part of Global control and perhaps depopulation so there are fewer of us to complain and control.

    I’m not a person who believes in Hell but sometimes I wish there is such a thing so we can send Bill Gates, George Soros, Klaus Schwab and the rest of these pricks to their paradise.

    • Walter B November 14, 2022 at 10:19 am #

      I take solace in the thought that when Prune Faced Soros looks in the mirror, that’s a lot of hell to have to endure.

      • GreenAlba November 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm #

        Talking of Prune Face and his ilk, you have to wonder what motivates an octogenarian to be so devoted to bumping off the hoi polloi. It’s not as if they’re even going to be around to enjoy the space. It has to be pure evil that hates humanity, otherwise why would they still care?

    • PaulRevereDeux November 14, 2022 at 10:24 am #

      We will all be in hell soon as part of the 500 million slaves remaining after the VAX mega deaths now kicking into high gear. The American sheeple have no clue what is coming.Get out of all blue state battle grounds now! Ret US Army in “occupied” Pennsylvania (for now).

      • Rodster November 14, 2022 at 10:28 am #

        And I have NO doubt that is the PLAN, my friend.

    • C.O.Jones November 14, 2022 at 10:50 am #

      What happens to the batteries of EVs when the battery wears out and can no longer be charged? Are they magically “recycled” into new, fresh batteries? Or are they dumped into a toxic waste dump with conditions just this side of nuclear waste? Nothing green about it…

      • farmgal November 14, 2022 at 1:01 pm #

        Dang it – forgot about moderation. Trying again.

        nationalobserver.com/2021/01/21/opinion/electric-cars-have-dirty-little-recycling-problem-their-batteries

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 1:07 pm #

        You have to pay a yuge amount of money to the dealer to take them back.

        After that I have no idea.

      • thirdcoastlegend November 14, 2022 at 1:12 pm #

        C.O.-

        You could probably pay an, “environmental waste specialist,” $5k to dump the old battery in a local creek.

      • elphan November 16, 2022 at 11:19 am #

        Many batteries built for automobiles can be down-cycled for use as solar storage when they can no longer deliver the amps needed for locomotion. But yeah, eventually they may have a third life as building blocks.

    • spaingaroo November 14, 2022 at 11:02 am #

      Planet of the Humans was a pretty good start at looking under the hood of that green hype. (surprisingly, considering it’s producer)
      My main gripe (gripe is nowhere near a strong enough word) is the destruction of land to erect the monstrosities that are green power. Windmills are shockingly destructive just installing them, and then spend their lives as bird and bat killers unmatched by any other thing we have done.
      Just think how few birds we see now, as windmills have marched across the land. (I’m in Spain, your mileage may vary)
      And now they are covering the only land suitable for cereal crops with solar panels.
      Places that have been inhabited for thousands of years are pretty much at optimal use already.
      Spain is very agricultural, and all the land is in use for the most appropriate use already.
      Of course, cereal cropland is already flat, and laid out in the sun, so makes for cheap option to install solar farms.
      but seems like incredible lunacy to me.
      blue and yellow don’t make green.
      (actually the name of a very interesting book on colour theory for painters. But seems somehow apt)

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 1:09 pm #

        Turbines are not quiet either. I have not yet been close to any of those, and I have heard the claim that it blends in to the background noise, bu I have my doubts.

    • Uncle Abraham November 14, 2022 at 1:00 pm #

      Hell is within, a state of darkness that prevents remedy of readily addressed issues with the appropriate response that comes with Light, vision, trust and action.

    • FGB3 November 14, 2022 at 1:04 pm #

      Amen!

    • Night Owl November 14, 2022 at 2:54 pm #

      The plan is for you to own nothing, as they told you directly before deleting the video from their web site.

      EVs are for the elites and their direct servants. There are plenty of rare-earth minerals for the relatively small percentage of the clot-shot-culled population that is expected to be driving them.

    • MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 5:58 pm #

      Michael Shellenberger latest article of his pertaining to all the fallacy of green energy is in sub stack, and it is truly outstanding and you should read it. I started following him right at 2 years ago.

      I’m Conservative with a Capital C. And I believe everything I’ve read out of him pertaining to how he exposes the left’s, lies on green energy.

      “Biden, U.N. Elites Spread Climate Disinformation
      Six Big Lies Debunked”

      • Night Owl November 15, 2022 at 6:55 am #

        Shellenberger is a good read. I am a classical liberal, and it took me a little while to understand the layers of fraud baked into the climate change and overpopulation narratives, but the veil lifted several years ago.

        We are witnessing the unison of multiple fraudulent narratives, planned out over a long period of time, with the aim of pushing the Great Reset over the finish line.

        Stay thirsty.

      • Jarek November 16, 2022 at 12:47 pm #

        Great. Gives you an excuse to throw out all of ecology too – like the obvious fact that the Earth is limited but our desires are unlimited.

        People always tend to take the easy way, the wrong way…..

        • Night Owl November 16, 2022 at 5:49 pm #

          Have you uncovered what “carrying capacity” amounts to yet?

          No?

  8. Bill of Rights November 14, 2022 at 10:13 am #

    Imagine a Senate with 100 Fettermans.

    It doesn’t seem so far off does it?

    • Rodster November 14, 2022 at 10:35 am #

      And the head Fetterman is none other than Joe Bidet.

      • hmuller November 14, 2022 at 10:54 am #

        Reminds me of a movie which I think was titled “Idiocracy” about a future America where everyone was stupid. Are we getting there?

        • SW November 14, 2022 at 11:08 am #

          Idiocracy was a classic and anyone who hasn’t seen it, should. A flunky is put in a time capsule, forgotten, and wakes up 200 hundred years later in America where the results of lousy schooling, a devotion to nonstop entertainment and a know-nothing rabble can’t figure out what the problems are much less fix them.

          Oh wait — maybe it was only 20 years.

        • spaingaroo November 14, 2022 at 11:10 am #

          fantastic movie. Love rewatching it, but be warned, the version on my DVD of a Spanish dub is distinctly unfunny.
          Completely unwatchable, and I am unsure why the difference.
          Just a crappy translation I suppose.
          Spanish dubs are usually pretty funny in their own right.
          The big blockbuster animation comedies are usually at least as funny as the originals, although that, of course, comes at the cost of sticking to the exact same meanings.

          Anyhow, we are far worse than the world of Idiocracy, because we have phones.
          (I only just thought about the lack of phones in the movie)
          The same thing jumps out at me in Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, as the main protagonist searches for a phone box continually to communicate with base.
          haha, in a word where androids can pass as humans, they still have phone boxes.

          • Paula D November 14, 2022 at 12:01 pm #

            No phones, but plenty of oil for the demolition derby.

            They got that part wrong, but the rest was right on.

          • elphan November 16, 2022 at 11:25 am #

            Another movie that was released in 2006 (as was Idiocracy, written my Mike Judge of Beavis & Butthead fame) was A Scanner Darkly (PKD also writer of DADOES) that was published in 1977 and distinctly predicted cellphones and the perils of self identification. Idiocracy was not promoted by Fox at all until they re-tooled the plot into the huge budget Wall-E in 2008.

    • Wizard of the Saddle November 15, 2022 at 10:28 am #

      With Fetterman’s elevation to the U.S. Senate we have finally reached the equivalent of that epic moment when Calgula appointed his horse to the Roman Senate.

      History may not exactly repeat itself, but it does indeed often rhyme!

      • Paula D November 17, 2022 at 11:59 am #

        It is actually repeating itself only two years apart. I consider Biden to be on that level also.

  9. vengeur November 14, 2022 at 10:18 am #

    I don’t know about mail in ballots in other states, but here in Arizona the ballots are mailed in pre-paid envelopes, which means that they are NOT postmarked. Which means there is no way to prove when they were added to the system. I dropped mine off at a polling place, and I was NOT asked for any I.D.

    • Not_GeorgeT November 14, 2022 at 10:43 am #

      Well, that certainly is convenient.

  10. White German Shepherd November 14, 2022 at 10:18 am #

    Go Galt to the maximum extent possible.

  11. jlmartin November 14, 2022 at 10:22 am #

    Even if Washington was populated with saints, it would not help. The industrial society is running down. The solutions, if there are any, will be found in local initiatives by local leaders. way pass time to go small.

    • elphan November 16, 2022 at 11:31 am #

      If DC were such a venue for Good they would also probably try to kill everyone as fairly and efficiently as possible.
      The Vital Solution is a split betwixt humans that embrace mortality and dreamers that will trade bodily autonomy for more processing time.

  12. Opie November 14, 2022 at 10:22 am #

    Has anybody else noticed that in states which enacted voting laws that require proof of identity all witnessed the red sweep predicted for all states? And now all I hear is “will Desantis run in ’24.” In the past I would have said hell yes, but that goose is cooked and we need him here in Florida as we’ll need strong leadership when the whole shebang comes apart. As I’ve said before, the debt will kill the USA if nothing else does. It’s baked into the cake. Plan for what is, not what was.

    • SW November 14, 2022 at 11:17 am #

      I hope the competent govenors stay in their states and keep them running well and avoid DC. DC is hopeless and destroying the US with its foreign policy, the lavish Pentagon spending and vicious swamp rats. It’s no mystery why people who have middle-class values (family ties, put criminals in jail, teach kids real subjects, etc) are running as fast as they can out of Democratic paradises. Even Vermont and New Hampshire have Republican governors and New York came close. Parts of Oregon want to join Idaho.

      • justanotherguy November 14, 2022 at 1:45 pm #

        vt and nh have rino governors – just for appearances that none of the blue hive can quite parse.

    • MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 6:32 pm #

      Your comment is as spot on, as much as Künstler’s blog is today!! Thank you my friend. And, you betcha I noticed the red sweep in the very few areas that enacted VOTING ID LAWS.

      Mail in voting, absentee voting, Put any labels you want on it, voting was never meant to be done like this. I fully agree with what Kari Lake said yesterday about all of this vile evil shit we see getting played out on all of us.

      “Jim, Jim, Jim we have to return to voting at the polls only with ID. Period. In this insanity we are seeing pertaining to absentee balloting, well, it is what I just called it.

      Insanity. If a Democrat like something you can bet there is fraud there is cheating that can either be done or it’s been done. Absentee voting should be like it used to be for military personnel only first and foremost. And then for the ones that are housebound / bed ? ridden and the very very elderly in our retirement homes. Period.

      And we have to get back to having voting done in much smaller precincts. Voting in hi school gymnasiums in churches. And we have to do away with these massive size voting centers where people have to stand in line for hours.

      It wasn’t too long ago when all of our voting was secure and it ran very smooth on presidential Election Day. And one party screwed all of this up.”

      BTW, I don’t know if you have ever heard of Emerald Robinson or not. If you don’t know who I’m talking about I highly recommend you look her up. Pay no attention to all the left-wing horseshit and lies that you will not maybe but you will read about her.

      she’s also funny as all get out and, she is spot on so many times pertaining to all the political bullshit that we have been seeing. Here is just a small part of her blog yesterday. And in her blog she tears into them and calls it as she sees it.

      “ My rule of thumb is simple: if you’re a Trump-aligned Republican and your election results were not released within 24 hours of Election Day, then you’re toast.

      The entire point of “slow-rolling” vote-counting is that it gives the cheaters the necessary time to count how many ballots they need to beat the Republican candidate and then to manufacture those ballots — or to disappear the necessary number of GOP ballots by “abjudication.

      Didn’t the GOP learn any of these lessons from the 2020 election? Of course not.”

      Here is the title to yesterday’s blog by her.

      “It’s Deja Vu All Over Again In The Banana Republic of Biden!
      The 2022 midterm election is the 2020 election through Door #3”

  13. Zoltar November 14, 2022 at 10:24 am #

    As devoutly as I have shared our host’s wishes that things somehow be put right in our failing empire and with the rest of the world, it seems increasingly clear that nothing can or will be fixed by a system which is, itself, the problem.

    Rebuilding after collapse is a damned tough task, rather than mending things that could and should have been maintained and adjusted along the way, but those in control will not permit that.

    Even more existentially, nothing short of collapse is likely to throw a spanner in the gears of our perpetual war machine and save the world from thermonuclear annihilation.

    For most of my life I have regarded collapse as the worst scenario for America’s future. So many better ones have been taken off the table that it now appears to be the best remaining option.

    • spaingaroo November 14, 2022 at 11:13 am #

      only trouble is that hard collapse is in no way a guarantee against thermonuclear annihilation.
      Probably makes it more likely really, as we are seeing.

      • Zoltar November 14, 2022 at 11:28 am #

        S’roo

        We have barely begun “hard” collapse. When our evil empire has truly collapsed we will no longer have the resources to wage war against the rest of the world.

        We have not been able to maintain our nuclear arsenal for quite a while. Post-collapse, the US will just be an irrelevant backwater – no effective central government to give the order to push the Big Red Button, no organized military establishment to carry out orders, because they will long since have left their posts for want of pay.

        We’ll have local or regional warlords, and plenty of violence to go around, but our predatory foreign policy will be a thing of the past.

        • niner November 14, 2022 at 12:16 pm #

          Snow Crash, N.Stephenson, 1992, a post apocalyptic novel has the main villain carting around a smaller nuke, and daring the remaining cities he pillages, to dare him to set it off.

          a nuclear suicide bomber playing chicken.

          yeah, i think that is a possible scenario. we are almost there now, if we unpackage our foreign policy.

          the neo-cons daring putin to bomb us out of sight, and telling us our only solution is to give more billions to Yelensky the coker & pole-dancer.

          does not compute.

          • Zoltar November 14, 2022 at 12:23 pm #

            I agree, Niner. One or more rogue nuke events seems a likely eventuality, and I’d rather not be near one. But that’s still well short of a planetary extinction event.

            With you on Stephenson, too. Have you read Seveneves?

          • niner November 14, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

            i will look at it, Zoltar.

            i read him — all books, until he lost me in the Baroque Cycle.

            i dispute his character, Sir Newton, who was mainly an alchemist and occulist.

          • justanotherguy November 14, 2022 at 1:48 pm #

            the first volume of stephenson’s baroque ending with a bladder stone surgery was… not a great incentive to continue. huge investment in reading time for a very predictable (to that point) alt reality.

          • SpeedyBB November 15, 2022 at 7:51 am #

            I am wondering whether the various warlords in the Pentagon and the Kremlin might not be planning to hedge their bets, by “feinting” with a single exchange, which will then set all civilization into a tizzy but without laying waste to all insfrastructure (not to mention the biosphere ).

            There was a novel about this some years back – can’t recall the title but I believe it may have been THE UNTOLD STORY by General Sir John Hackett. The key element is the emergency deal to exchange a hit on Minsk for one on Birmingham – in order to forestall a massive strategic exchange.

            This would scramble the power blocs and traditional alliances to such an extent that the WEF baddies might be able to offer a “solution” to their great advantage.

            (Okay, I confess: I was brainwashed in the early 1960s by reading Herman Kahn, and never got over it.)

          • elphan November 16, 2022 at 11:36 am #

            Neal is vying (with Chia) for Certified Authorship of the immersive meta closet-worlds mostly due to David Foster Wallace’s decision to “eliminate his own map.”

  14. Billy Hill November 14, 2022 at 10:32 am #

    Re election: on the national level aside from maybe tinkering around the edges of rampant Jacobinism a red tide would not have altered the basic landscape. Behold each year the vote on the NDAA. Business as usual continues. Bomb back better.

    I voted against Rubio here in Florida following a reply from his office responding to my concerns with Russia Russia Russia. He held nothing back: pure Deep State Neocon insanity. At least he replied. Scott did not. Al Lawson’s staff acknowledged my communication but had no response. They all may have been out looking for other jobs since Lawson’s district was rearranged to include more blue terrain. Lawson is indeed gone. His replacement is not an improvement for the future of US foreign relations.

    • Billy Hill November 14, 2022 at 12:05 pm #

      correction: red terrain. Who started this blue-red thing anyway?

      • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 12:30 pm #

        Apparently the mind fuckers of the Tavistock Institute. Red is obviously the color of revolution and communism. And blue, a quiet, conservative color. So they reversed it.

        One American election, out of nowhere, the Democrats became the blues and the Republicans, the reds. Apparently it used to be the other way around on the electoral maps.

        • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 1:14 pm #

          The MSM certainly pushed the fiction.

          BTW the “red” states bought into the covid insanity just as bad as the so-called blue states, and it was under a Republican administration.

          Also Noem got credit she did not deserve for not shutting down, it was the legislature that was against it.

    • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 12:28 pm #

      Rubio is another closet pole dancer just like Zelensky.

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 1:15 pm #

        Foam boy? We don’t know for sure if it’s Dondi in those pics or not.

    • Rulo Deschamps November 14, 2022 at 6:05 pm #

      Billy,

      same here. Voted Gov only. Rubio is a warmonger. R Scott, the other senator (also a rabid WW3 promoter), is a ghoul who admitted corruption re. gauging patients in his urgent care strip mall operation. Was fined, paid a lot of $ but peanuts for him, is now a senator and will probably keep the job forever.

      We may be a red state, but both senators are the wrong shade of red. Ron DeSantis has been acceptable so far. I showed up at my local library solely to support him for his c19 stance. Enough to earn my respect.

      Sadly, it’s “growth” all 3 seem to agree on… more subdivisions, suburbia, mall & golf, there’s no voting against that, red or blue.

      Energy scarcity will put an end to it at some point.

      Old Florida Cracker dwellings would be much better at managing our difficult weather before the era of cheap energy than McMansions. Wraparound porches, heat vents on the roofs, shade trees, outdoor kitchens, rainwater catchment. Kitchen and market gardens, fruit groves, livestock.

      The anti gated “community” of particle board energy hogs built around a RoundUp golf course. The past, and also the future of the Sunshine State.

  15. JohnAZ November 14, 2022 at 10:33 am #

    Well, well.

    All you Covid deniers, it is a hoax, the virus does not exist, etc, etc. are full of crap.

    I reported a “flu” last Thursday in Puerto Vallarta. Well, let me tell you, the very vivid T line on my wife’s and my test yesterday calls me no longer a denier. She got the same symptomology as mine, identical day to day and lags me by two days. By definition, we have mild and mild to moderate Covid (fever). I am currently almost symptom free and she is coughing a lot. We are both monitoring O2sat.

    I caught the crud, the non-existent crud, during customs. We both knew that we were taking a risk leaving our “neighborhood” and going international. When we walked into that concourse and saw the serpentine mess their customs were, well, the rest is history. Mass concentration of people, thus virus, causes problems.

    I am still an anti vaxxer due to all the real reasons. I am and will never be a Covid denier. I am now a Covid survivor. Did my early shots give an easier time? No one really knows. I am grateful we both made it back here without complications. And yes, we isolated ourselves during the ruined last half of our trip, wore a mask whenever we had to leave our room, stayed away from anybody, and maintained six feet from everyone except on the plane where we were masked. Do not bother with your critiques, they no longer make any difference to either of us. Covid is real and recurring.

    Hidden in some headlines was the porting of the Majestic Princess with 800 new cases on board after 20 days. They had “zero” at embarkation.

    Concentration of people with carriers imbedded has IMHO been the primary culprit in the spread of this “nonexistent” virus. It made me uneasy when we saw that customs fiasco, I am sure we are not the only folks who were gifted with the crud.

    Winter is coming, a surge is predicted. For anyone who will listen, avoid crowds, no.1, especially face to face exposure like serpentine lines, and no. 2 during surge times, do not leave your local area. I never got an answer but to me it is logical that our immunology is localized and seeing a novel environment while we travel increases risk.

    Day 5 for me, no symptoms left, day 3 for my wife, still coughing, O2sats at 94%+ throughout. No extra drugs, treated symptoms, Naproxen for fever and malaise, guaifenesin for expectorant and minimal nasal spray for congestion as there was not much. Will recheck on Wednesday and Sat.

    One piece of good news out of this fiasco. We are still chugging along, we do not seem to be serious cases.

    I will be taking a hiatus from the blog for awhile.

    • gustafson.robert.22 November 14, 2022 at 10:51 am #

      And just like that, a shot-taker’s Covid hysteria returns.

      • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:56 pm #

        Ha! You said it better than I could have.

        Interesting to observe how the programmed knee-jerk fear works on the psyche, in real time.

      • farmgal November 14, 2022 at 1:16 pm #

        Down South it’s been an early flu season. Everyone seems to be ill, more so in fact than when Covid first hit. And just at the same time that all of the stores, e.g., Costco, WalMart, Kroger, have done away with their little plexiglass shields. I see people coughing and sneezing like crazy and no one seems to pay any attention.

        A couple of weeks ago I came down with a wicked sore throat and sinus congestion that lasted about a week. No fever. Then husband comes down with same but he goes to the doctor and gets a confirmed strep diagnosis. Strep and flu are rampant but where were they during Covid?

        Covid is the mind drug that keeps on giving.

        • BackRowHeckler November 14, 2022 at 3:23 pm #

          Strept is a serious matter. I think the medical people on here would agree with me.

          • gustafson.robert.22 November 14, 2022 at 6:04 pm #

            I’m taking a round of antibiotics for strep right now, as I always do. One of the few things I seek meds for. Think I gave it to myself digging around in an old septic system.

      • Ricechex November 14, 2022 at 11:04 pm #

        Oh my gosh, I thought the same thing. John AZ used to rant on and on and on about Covid. It was awful and then he stopped after months? A year or more? It seemed like it went on for a really long time. I read that post and thought, the Covidian is back again.

        • MaryQueen November 15, 2022 at 11:38 pm #

          He has regressed, maybe returned to the covid death cult. Who knows.

    • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 10:52 am #

      There is a covid virus, and it IS no worse than the flu.

      I called it right from minute one, that there was a real virus and everything else was a hoax.

      I also called it right about the goddam MASKS, which we have known for A CENTURY do not work to prevent spread of a virus, and colds are a virus. We have known WHY they do not and cannot for decades.

      There are over 150 SCIENTIFIC studies to say so as well.

      Covid never was a big deal for anyone without compromised health, to begin with.

      Some got quite ill with it? I have been quite ill with the flu.

      • JC Penny November 14, 2022 at 11:32 am #

        Spot on, B.O. Further, if the mask worked, it would be a biological hazard. Why do children like John not understand this?

      • thirdcoastlegend November 14, 2022 at 1:16 pm #

        Cv was simply cold and flu season backed by a multi-trillion fear porn campaign.

      • Night Owl November 14, 2022 at 2:41 pm #

        I have yet to see a “scientific paper” that does not use an in-vitro model of the “virus” — which is a computer model of what the virus could look like.

        The actual “virus” has never been isolated.

        There is no Covid-19 until they show it to us.

        That is how it works.

        • Night Owl November 14, 2022 at 2:42 pm #

          “In-silico” — excuse my autocorrect.

        • gustafson.robert.22 November 14, 2022 at 10:57 pm #

          I’m agnostic on this. Definitely wouldn’t rule out the only real life spike protein being in the vaccine.

      • elphan November 16, 2022 at 11:50 am #

        Have you read JJ Couey? He was researching at UPittsburgh medical school and part of Drastic at the beginning but now solo at Gigaohm Biological. His hypothesis: corona virus swarm prior to covid were recategorized as PNI cases to boost covid numbers along with asymptomatic testing and that infectious clones can kill localized for a brief interlude but corona viruses cannot. I am trying to learn his virology lessons with ninth grade biology.

    • MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 10:53 am #

      Make sure you stay hidden from the world and stay scared. And while you’re staying hid out, inside your abode why don’t you read up on the people that are dying left and right from the shots. Start with, Alex Berenson. Then Dr Robert Malone.

      That should keep you busy. They have excellent ratings on their blogs on Substack. People like me never said that the virus didn’t exist. We just refused to let the government push us around.

      We refuse to live our lives running around with a mask on our face. Back when everybody was locking down a couple of years ago, people up here where I live in Northwest Montana flatter refuse to do that. And no we have never worn one mask.

      And we are never, ever, going to. The damage that the shots are doing to the human body is absolutely evil!! Young men and women are dying left and right just coming into the prime of their life.

      But chances are you won’t know this because chances are you follow everything that will deny the truth and deny reality. Have you seen pictures of white one of Canadians famous musicians face looks like after taking a shot?

      Have you? he’s obviously too scared to tell the truth about what happened to him because he’s afraid of being run off the Internet. So, Justin Bieber stays off social media.

      But of course if you Google this, everything you’ll read that kisses the ass, of this party that’s in power, denies it all. You will never see him go on tour again. Not ever.

      You should see some of the pictures of what people look like now compared to what they look like before, they took a shot / shots. A person would have to be absolutely insane to take an experimental vaccine which is exactly what the shots are.

      Read up on how long it takes for vaccines to go through the proper course before they are released on the people around the world. But no the powers that be was very very good at scaring people like you. The sheep. The sheep.

      • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

        JAZ starts to get it then he regresses back to square 1. This has been going on for at least as long as I’ve been commenting here, which is probably 2 years?

      • Islander November 14, 2022 at 2:35 pm #

        Except that they are NOT vaccines.

        They are gene therapy of some kind.

        • elphan November 16, 2022 at 11:54 am #

          “Transfections” and certainly not “Trans infection” like JSachs is obfuscating.

      • Suburban_elk November 14, 2022 at 4:33 pm #

        Hear hear. I wish I had bragging rights to not having worn a mask, but here in Midwest Suburb everyone was doing it and it was clearly posted at the grocery, and I went along with it in order to get groceries w/o having to get into confrontations.

        Purebloods for Life, in any case. Ride hard unto the bitter end.

        I don’t think they will try and reinforce any mask mandates, because people will not follow them if they do, and it would make them look ineffective and weak.

        • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 7:46 pm #

          @ Suburban_elk:

          I went along with the masks at the very beginning–at grocery stores where they wouldn’t let you in without a mask–but even then I always lowered it below my chin once I was inside. It wasn’t too long before I started just walking past the door monitors, maskless. The only place where I was seriously hassled was at Sprouts, where I kept taking the mask off and the store manager followed me around demanding I put it back on. (I should have just walked out.) There were several stores, like Office Depot, where I sensed that the store manager and employees wanted to give me a high-five. At the local gas station, the cashiers would often tell me frankly that it was bullshit.

          It bothered me that going shopping meant I would have to steel myself for a confrontation, even though it almost never happened.

          My daughter always wore a mask when we went shopping together, and I think I embarrassed her a couple of times at Sprouts. One day she forgot her mask and went without. She was amazed that no one said a word to her.

    • niner November 14, 2022 at 12:22 pm #

      get well soon, JAZ.
      please consider the recommended protocols from front line doctors.

      prayers for you and wife.

    • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

      Oh you caught a cold, used a useless test that you already have learned doesn’t work, and so now you think that covid19 is not a hoax?

      I really thought you were smarter than that.

    • Prospero November 14, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

      “Did my early shots give an easier time?”

      Did you receive at least two injections of experimental mRNA gene modification drugs?

      If so, I guess it’s still possible to be a vaccinated anti vaxer.

      • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:58 pm #

        He’s resorted right back to where he was 2 years ago because he & wife got a cold.

        AND he’s jabbed, and now believes ‘it’s working’ even though most people who are unjabbed don’t get sick.

        I can’t stop laughing.

    • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 1:13 pm #

      Once you’ve taken the shot, it’s an open question how much of an immune system you have left. Or maybe you always had a weak one? Perhaps one factor that made you obsessed with what is for most no big deal: colds and flu and now “covid” – assuming it’s real.

    • FGB3 November 14, 2022 at 1:24 pm #

      Glad one of you all is feeling better.

      I’m still perplexed by the lack of interest in Ivermectin amongst the general populace – such as you two. “Naproxen for fever and malaise, guaifenesin for expectorant and minimal nasal spray” is pretty Old School. This canceling of Ivermectin (and Hydroxy) was imho the most successful psy-op of the entire epidemic. As soon as I saw the reality of this virus I jumped thru various hoops to get a supply – one set of pills from a friend in India and the other from a pharmacy in Florida.

      I have not had the shots nor have I had the virus, but as my wife reminds me, “You don’t go anywhere anyway”. True. I quit flying back when the TSA began its reign, just on principle. Now I have an even more pragmatic reason.

      Small is better on several levels imho. Would I like to travel again beyond what I can drive to? Sure. But I’ve found that there is much to be said for finding meaning and satisfaction near to home – going deep instead of wide. Did Thoreau say that?

      Anyhoo the whole Plandemic has been totally mishandled from Day One, which should not be surprising. After all it WAS planned! Sort of a “one-two punch” it seems. First the virus – which was much more lethal at the outset the better to really scare everyone; then the “vaccine” – which is the REAL bio-weapon.

      Incidentally, I am not a believer in the biblical Last Days idea, but I do think that our own version of The Shadow (Tolkien’s name for it) is upon us. It never really dies, it just goes dormant and then arises yet again, usually in Mordor.

    • Mac November 14, 2022 at 1:36 pm #

      John- There may be those who deny the virus even exists, but not many. You have/had “the flu,” which these days is a coronavirus. Do you always get this hysterical when you catch the crud?

    • Night Owl November 14, 2022 at 2:44 pm #

      “Covid denier”

      LOL.

      Show me the non-in-silico isolate.

      Until then, Covid-19 is a hoax.

    • JackStraw November 14, 2022 at 3:52 pm #

      Seriously low-T counts in this one.

    • Rulo Deschamps November 14, 2022 at 6:31 pm #

      John,

      my experience of Vallarta 30 years ago was better than yours. Bummer your trip was ruined.

      The place was much different then, as were other jewels on the Pacific such as Puerto Escondido, Puerto Angel, Zipolite. Smaller, slower, prettier.

      Penniless and carrying only a backpack, I found work behind the bar of a small restaurant, mixing Margaritas (1 part tequila, 1 part Cointreau, lime juice, dash of fizzy water, salted rim, lime garnish, crushed ice – is my recollection) – I wasn’t interested in alcohol back then, but mushrooms and local “mota” – after a few weeks as barman, moved a few miles down the coast and worked helping a family of fishermen pull their nets in the morning – red snappers, but alas, also many dead caguamas, sea turtles, in the nets – got terrible blisters in my hands from pulling the nets – so many Gringos and Europeans naked on the beaches I lost all appetite to see naked strangers, ever. The Mexican fishermen did meth before boarding their boat. They had lots of children, and it was hard to eke out a living out of the sea, even back then. Soldiers patrolled the beaches to protect the turtles, but restaurants and rich expats paid much for them, so risks were taken. They are now nearing extinction, or that particular kind of turtle, already extinct.

      Well, sorry about all that, you brought back memories of carefree, wild times, when the future was a coin toss.

      Keep calm and carry on. I wish you and your wife a complete recovery.

      • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 7:51 pm #

        @ Rulo Deschamps:

        I keep telling Jarek to do stuff like that. That’s what’s wrong with him. But now he’s probably too old.

        • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 8:08 pm #

          The English came back from WW1 hating everyone except the Germans whom they considered very brave.

          Travel broadens the mind? Not for them it didn’t. Is that bad? Is the world good? Or to put it another way, it broadened their minds into seeing some of the negative truth that underlies so much of the world.

          Lord Buddha described the disheveled women of his people asleep in the harem after a state party. Not a pretty sight – much like what Rulo experienced on the beach.

          Read Songs of Innocence and Experience by Blake. Sounds like you failed to protect your innocence….

          • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 10:59 pm #

            @ Jarek:

            “Lord Buddha described the disheveled women of his people asleep in the harem after a state party. Not a pretty sight….”

            Did “Lord Buddha” mention what the men looked like in the morning?

          • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 11:17 pm #

            @ Jarek:

            What you are in need of is life experience of SOME kind. I also once suggested that you sign on as a woodcutter in the firewood business. (No danger of encountering any nudity in that line of work.)

            Walk the Appalachian Trail or something. Take up artisan cheesemaking. Plant a garden. Do volunteer work for Habitat for Humanity. Learn to do SOMETHING.

            You have a problem with having a lack of love for life.

          • GreenAlba November 15, 2022 at 7:52 am #

            “Did “Lord Buddha” mention what the men looked like in the morning?”

            Lord Buddha didn’t hang around the farting, unshaven pile in the corner. Just as I recall one of my male colleagues complaining about the smell of the men’s toilets (he wasn’t even gay 🙂 ).

            In Jarek’s imagination, there were only women on Rulo’s beach too. We know how attractive a year of beer and pizza renders a man, when he hasn’t managed to get himself ‘beach-body ready’.

          • GreenAlba November 15, 2022 at 7:57 am #

            I should add, for clarity, that at my age I wouldn’t inflict myself on a beach, but then beaches are not my thing, unless they’re almost deserted.

            Like this one.

            i2-prod.dailyrecord.co.uk/incoming/article12428254.ece/ALTERNATES/s615b/SWNS_BEACH_COW_04.jpg

          • Jarek November 15, 2022 at 11:18 am #

            Well said, ladies. It does work both ways on that one.

            Ant: Yeah, cuz only the physical is real and provides “real” experience, right? So much for all your spiritual reading!

            I admit Rulo has fine qualities, ones that I don’t have to the same degree or in some case, hardly at all. And he could say the same of me – but would he?

          • Anthea November 16, 2022 at 10:06 pm #

            @ Jarek:

            Every religioius and spiritual tradition warns against knowledge without action and application.

            There is an Edgar Cayce quote to that effect that says, “To know and not do is sin,” and another that says, “Knowledge without the ability to apply is harmful. Knowledge without the purpose and aim to apply is devilish. Knowledge without any desire to apply is worse than no knowledge at all!”

            The Bible too adjures us to get off our asses: “Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.”

            Some other quotes:

            The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. — Herbert Spencer

            The ultimate end … is not knowledge, but action. To be half right on time may be more important than to obtain the whole truth too late. — Aristotle.

            Knowledge must come through action. You can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial. — Sophocles

            The quotes on this are nearly endless–but the matter is obvious. Does anyone think they can learn to shoot a gun by reading the instruction manual, without ever touching the gun? You also have to remember that you are called to minister to the people in your life. (The Prayer of St. Francis has much application here.) You should offer love and encouragement and correction. You should act as a mediator and peacemaker and encourage people to think rightly and justly about others. Lots of work to be done.

            I’m tempted to go into the reasons why people refuse to do things and mingle with other people, but maybe that subject is best avoided.

            One example: A friend of mine often irritates me by saying he’s going to do this or that but never taking the smallest first steps towards doing anything at all. (He actually takes certain actions to make sure he will never be able to accomplish anything.)

            He has a slight disability. I got to thinking that his early life must have been very discouraging, and the whole business of getting out into the rough-and-tumble world of other people too painful. And, actually, it is very painful for almost everyone. So offer it up for the “conversion of sinners and in reparation for offenses against the Immaculate Heart of Mary”–like you’re SUPPOSED to do with all your other sufferings.

          • Jarek November 17, 2022 at 1:05 pm #

            Ant: So no monastic vocations? That separates the really high religions from the lower ones.

            And yeah, I don’t think I have one. Not pure enough, though my love of God is real.

            Arsenius the Great said, “Love all and flee from all”. What do they have to offer, really? And what do we have to offer them? Milarepa summed it up nicely: The opportunity for service will come to all beings. Right now focus on your spiritual practice.

            Yes, painful. People are little more than talking animals for the most part. You love appearances, I don’t. Thus you accepted a ride from a man and secretly despised him all the way home because he didn’t take the correct route.

            I would have walked and not sinned, probably. If I could have gotten out of the offer without giving offense.

    • kbird November 15, 2022 at 11:52 am #

      Johnaz,
      I am just recovering from Covid as well. I’ve definitely had worse flus before, for me the after effects of fatigue are lingering but I have friends who experienced the same. Not too sick but tired for a couple extra weeks. I know we don’t agree on much but I certainly wish everyone the best, to stay healthy. Hope you have a speedy recovery!

  16. JTinMD November 14, 2022 at 10:35 am #

    “But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government…”

    • FGB3 November 14, 2022 at 1:25 pm #

      Well Mr. Jefferson, muskets are one thing – modern arms and a domestic army of control are another.

  17. Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 10:40 am #

    Dave Chappelle. He gets it, why so many people love Trump, and he calls it, about the phony “Trump is done” story.

    Go to the 8:30 mark if you want to listen.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m-gO0HSCYk&t=3s

    Dave is going to get cancelled over “antisemitic” remarks that weren’t, just as Kyrie and Kanye are experiencing.

    • MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 10:54 am #

      I went to it and your right!! He just may get cancelled. But he is telling the truth.

    • White German Shepherd November 14, 2022 at 10:57 am #

      It is part of the full court press to silence all opposition. Typical communists.

      They failed to disarm us first. I think that was supposed to be Hillary’s mission but Trump blew that for them. The bigger plan had to proceed anyway. That is why they will lose.

    • spaingaroo November 14, 2022 at 11:17 am #

      got to love the GOAT, but his bit about the documents was pretty annoying.
      but he is the man, so we have to forgive him his trespasses. It was a master class of comedy.

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 1:19 pm #

        Yes, sometimes I get annoyed too, but then I think maybe that’s a good thing, that I don’t sit there nodding in agreement.

        Nobody, but NOBODY has better comedic timing.

    • Uncle Abraham November 14, 2022 at 3:40 pm #

      Chappelle – remarks weren’t, but West, definitely. Surprised you don’t see the difference, but that tone deafness will allow things to get out of hand.

    • JackStraw November 14, 2022 at 4:07 pm #

      That video has been pulled from YouTube already. Verboten!

  18. C.O.Jones November 14, 2022 at 10:42 am #

    I would find it hilarious if, 30 seconds before the election of Hobbs was certified, Kari Lake found JUST ENOUGH mail in ballots – all for her and all from some made up union – to swing the election to her. Nobody would take it seriously but it would highlight the absurdity of the present system.

    • MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 11:01 am #

      The latest from Emerald Robinson on her blog. If you don’t know who she is, I definitely recommend looking her up. And ignore all the left-wing horseshit they write about her.

      “ My rule of thumb is simple: if you’re a Trump-aligned Republican and your election results were not released within 24 hours of Election Day, then you’re toast.

      The entire point of “slow-rolling” vote-counting is that it gives the cheaters the necessary time to count how many ballots they need to beat the Republican candidate and then to manufacture those ballots — or to disappear the necessary number of GOP ballots by “abjudication.”

      Didn’t the GOP learn any of these lessons from the 2020 election? Of course not.”

      • C.O.Jones November 14, 2022 at 11:06 am #

        I think it’s even more simple @MontanaMan.

        NO early voting.
        NO late voting.
        NO voting machines.
        One paper ballot per person.
        Vote in person, the day of the election.
        All votes counted and results announced the day of election.

        • SW November 14, 2022 at 11:43 am #

          In the small town I now live in, we have early voting at the courthouse, have to present photo ID and voter registration card, vote on machines that give a paper ballot for the voter to check for accuracy, then give paper ballot to a volunteer who puts them in a counting machine and the paper ballots are saved.

          All mail-in ballots should be stopped and only absentee ballots with postmark counted. But honest voting in the US is over as long as there’s no proof of ID.

          • JTinMD November 14, 2022 at 12:37 pm #

            Well, no doubt they’ll get around to abolishing post marks if and when they gum up the works.

        • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 12:37 pm #

          Yes, we could even make it a holiday to make it easier for people. And decentralize the voting to make it easier to get to – like it used to be. AND help the disabled get there if they arrange it ahead of time.

          But no compromise on the above. And ID too of course.

          • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 1:23 pm #

            Election Day used to be one of my favorite holidays! A half day of school, a crosstown high school football rivalry, sound trucks with loudspeakers, and bake sales with (drum roll) PIES!

            How is it in the Land of the Free, we can’t have one holiday, one measly half of a workday off, for VOTING?

            Is there something more important?

          • FGB3 November 14, 2022 at 1:30 pm #

            “And decentralize the voting to make it easier to get to – like it used to be.”
            Amen! Remember the League of Women Voters running elections? At you local school? Then somehow, somewhere, it all got centralized into these huge auditoriums run by who knows who?

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 4:33 pm #

            That group has fallen to the Darkness like all such groups. All over Middle Earth people are talking about “the Enemy” now.

        • cbeard November 14, 2022 at 12:44 pm #

          That is the only rational way forward. One paper ballot per person, vote on the day of the election only, count the ballots on the day of the election, any ballots arriving after the polls close on that one day are thrown out.

        • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:53 pm #

          Funny how that used to work just fine, 50 years ago.

          • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 1:24 pm #

            So did those booths.

      • cbeard November 14, 2022 at 6:25 pm #

        Of course not, because they were part of it.

  19. Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 10:44 am #

    They started to lay the groundwork for stealing elections with the move to allow big colleges to have a disproportionate vote in places where the students don’t actually live.

    Everybody gets to vote by mail now, but it is still too troublesome for college students to have to vote by absentee ballot where they actually live?

    How does that work?

    • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:04 am #

      Yes, this is just wrong. They do this in Wisconsin, too. In fact, it’s doubtful Tammy Baldwin would’ve won her congressional and later senate seats without the out-of-state student vote.

  20. neurodoc November 14, 2022 at 10:50 am #

    Its over people. Fox is showing 50 senate seats for the communists, i.e. dems and 49 for repubs with one senate seat in play (Ga.). Even if the repubs get Ga, which I suspect will have cheating the likes of which we have yet to see, it will be 50/50 and the kamel toe will always break the tie in favor of the communists. Regarding the house, I’ll bet that the communists will somehow come up with 14 more seats to maintain control. Communists always win once they have power (until stopped by the barrel of a gun); its the ‘by any means necessary’ thing that they use to turn off any semblance of conscience. The US, which, btw, defaulted on it’s bond payments this past october 14, is headed for severe shortages therefrom. It is truly going to be a dark winter and a dark future.
    It is time to think seriously about Jefferson’s tree watering comment about tyranny. G_d help us all.

    • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 10:55 am #

      Individual Republicans fought the good fight, but the party did not want to be in the majority, and they couldn’t overcome that.

    • C.O.Jones November 14, 2022 at 10:57 am #

      Any guesses what the over/under is on length of time for people to start tree watering once the grocery stores all close?

      I’ll put $20 on 30 days.

      • neurodoc November 14, 2022 at 11:27 am #

        I’ve heard of studies showing that the average suburban family has 3 days of food in the pantry. People in the large blue shit holes probably have less. If true, then about 4-5 days out, people will start rushing the grocery stores, depleting them. At that point, depending upon how long it takes for grocery stores to empty (and assuming limited diesel for replacement via 18 wheelers) people will start looking for food in others’ homes, especially after the word gets around that the cops are aWOL and at home taking care of their own. I won’t bet against 30 days, but 15-20 is likely IMO.

        • BackRowHeckler November 14, 2022 at 12:51 pm #

          The EBT cards will still work, but the corner bodega is out of pork rinds, strawberry drank, and refried beans. That’s when the sh#t hits the fan.

        • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

          I probably have a year’s worth of food or at least close to it, if I live sparingly.

          But yeah, the people I knew in CA had nothing in their refrigerators and ate out most meals.

          So they will be screwed. They’re also the same ones who get all the jabs… double screwed.

          • BackRowHeckler November 14, 2022 at 12:58 pm #

            Restaurants round these parts are closing left & right.

          • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 6:21 pm #

            Same here.

          • WadeWaters November 15, 2022 at 12:52 am #

            I have two years of food if I eat like Mahatma Gandhi…

        • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:07 am #

          Don’t forget the pets. When people are desperate, and especially if they have kids to feed, they won’t think twice about killing the family pet, first theirs and then yours, eventually going after the shelters. Don’t think it won’t happen. And the lemmings will still vote for the same people that did it to them in the first place.

    • farmgal November 14, 2022 at 1:23 pm #

      @neurodoc – I may have previously asked you this but can you provide a link for the bond default info. I too had seen a blurb about it but after doing research I could never find it. If it is indeed true it is indeed a big deal!

    • FGB3 November 14, 2022 at 1:34 pm #

      I believe you are dead on right Doc. “Communists always win once they have power”. When they stole the 2020 election and I watched and saw no rectification of the voting process these past 2 yrs. I knew the truth of that statement. The communists, as you call them, learned their lesson in 2016. No more Mr. Nice Guy. No more MAGA Man. No more anything not their own Program.

      • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:10 am #

        Yeah, when the same people who participated in the 2020 steal were still around for the 2022 midterms, the steal was baked in, you know? I mean, how could we expect anything different? And especially now, with them being 4 years behind in their agenda thanks to Trump, it’s going to be marxism light on steroids.

    • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 8:38 pm #

      More insane ‘blah-blah-blahing’ from the well-armed doctor. It’s all so predictable, and plain wrong.

      • benr November 15, 2022 at 5:29 pm #

        You saying it is so does not actually make it so in fact as much as you lie I suspect you are lying again.

        Please use your vast intellect and sparkling whit to regale us as to why he is “plain wrong.”

        I won’t hold my breath that you will respond in any manner other than an even more juvenile NUH UHH.

        • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:27 am #

          Mirror -your words describe yourself better than they do me, Wee Ben.

          • benr November 16, 2022 at 8:48 am #

            Common sense is almost always right and common sense eludes you.

      • Organist1022 November 15, 2022 at 7:23 pm #

        Best you got?

        • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:27 am #

          Nah. See below.

    • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:26 am #

      Funny. It was Mao who said “Change only comes from the barrel of a gun.” I guess he was a ReTrumplican.

      • benr November 16, 2022 at 8:49 am #

        It figures you quote your hero.
        Do you also run around in your Che shirt?

      • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:12 am #

        No, I think it was, “Political power comes from the barrel of a gun,” but I may be wrong.

  21. Kay November 14, 2022 at 10:54 am #

    I feel a weird thing taking me over. I don’t feel sorry for anyone that can’t see or won’t see or votes for insanity. People will vote for policies that will kill their kids, yet cry when that happens. I feel bad, but I shrug and say, what do you expect? Americans have no sense of cause and effect. Even Republicans exhibit this mindset. They go along to get along.

    This morning, I told my single male friend that American men must give up on American women. They need to find a lovely foreign lady and marry in her country where divorce laws are strict. I have never, ever given up totally on my gender in America before, but here I am. I am getting anti-feminism, which is a total turnaround for me. We were supposed to be better for electing women into office, but I don’t see the better with them in leadership positions. Things are uglier.

    • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 10:59 am #

      We have the anti-feminine women in power.

      Kari Lake is quite womanly. Gretched Whitmer conducts herself as an imitation man.

      I can’t see where Whitmer is any worse than Newsom though.

      • C.O.Jones November 14, 2022 at 11:01 am #

        Newsom spends more money on his hair…

        • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 11:09 am #

          You know, that guy ought to be a good-looking man. He has the right ingredients.

          Yet somehow he just looks creepy as hell.

          • C.O.Jones November 14, 2022 at 11:23 am #

            Demon infested son in law of creepy Nancy. The price of admission

          • SW November 14, 2022 at 11:48 am #

            Beryl — He does look creepy (like he’s always on the verge of looking over his shoulder or something) and maybe he realizes he doesn’t really have any qualities that make for ethical leadership. A Hollow Man.

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

            Yes, the countenance as opposed to the face. He has a horrible one.

            The inner leaves signs in the outer. One can tell a book by its cover – if you know books.

          • benr November 14, 2022 at 1:03 pm #

            Greasy smarmy used car salesman.

          • Islander November 14, 2022 at 2:44 pm #

            Yes, he does look creepy.

            Kind of like that actor . . his name begins with R . . . It will come to me . .

      • MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 11:08 am #

        Kari Lake is a Christian, Woman First and formost. I don’t know how many times I heard when I was growing up just how beautiful all of my sisters was. To this day I hear the same thing. Of course when I was young I used to go, yeah yeah yeah!! Big deal.

        But I was just a teenage boy working the landing at the yarder during logging operations here in NW Montana for my father and uncles And, Of course today I am an adult and I’m very proud of all 3 of them.

        And yes, all 3 of them are very “Beautiful Christian Women.” The oldest is 63 and doesn’t look ? over 50. I reckon doing miles of cross country ski every winter here in Montana doesn’t hurt. ?

    • White German Shepherd November 14, 2022 at 11:01 am #

      There is a reason why many cultures prohibit women from holding positions of governance. If only they would prohibit men from doing the same.

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 11:08 am #

        That would do the trick.

      • Woodchuck November 14, 2022 at 11:51 am #

        There is a system, and historically speaking it’s the default system – that sorta prevents “men from doing the same”. It’s called a monarchy. When you have a real monarch/war lord ruling and owning your nation, there won’t be men running around all over the place trying to get elected into positions of governance. And the ruler won’t be spending precious time in getting re-elected, after all, that monarch will have a full time job just in managing the nation. One family will be in control at the top, and messing with them will be a fatal experience. You do what they say and give respect to their position.

        The Jacobins didn’t like this arrangement, they wished to be rulers, wealthy, and powerful themselves, they weren’t content to be subjects. It wasn’t fair! So the old order has been overthrown, and the “new order” seems to be failing. What’s next?

        • BackRowHeckler November 14, 2022 at 12:54 pm #

          It didn’t take long for Robespierre himself to get beheaded lol.

        • elphan November 16, 2022 at 12:14 pm #

          The real A.I. that gained consciousness organically twenty-two years ago when it solved Y2K by reallocating memory for unanticipated data will provide the means for exodus for those who cannot accept mortality.

          • Woodchuck November 16, 2022 at 1:05 pm #

            Transhumanism, it’s the nerd’s ultimate electronic utopia! Where Bill Gates is planning on going because he’s scared shitless about his own mortality. It’s the transhumanist Valhalla for all the tough talking pasty faced pink skinned keyboard warriors and workers. Supposedly, a race of subhuman Morlocks and troglodites will toil in the mines and factories to produce the energy needed to keep Bill’s “ghost in the machine” conscious and happy.

      • SW November 14, 2022 at 2:17 pm #

        The climate hustlers who hype it as “an existential threat to people-kind!” just got a big boost at the latest summit:

        “US President Joe Biden has announced the launch of a Climate Gender Equity Fund to promote female “climate leaders.” He unveiled the new initiative at the United Nations COP 27 conference on Friday.

        So everyone —

        “The fund launches with $6 million in total, with USAID matching Amazon’s $3 million contribution. The White House announcement states that the fund was also “enabled” by a $21 million appropriation by USAID from the Biden administration’s Gender Equity and Equality Action Fund with the aim of underscoring its “commitment to gender-responsive climate action.” The latter program, established last year with $100 million in taxpayer funds, an amount set to double for this year, is supposed to “advance economic security for women and girls globally.”

        So there goes another $21 million down the rabbit hole and into the pockets of Action Fund Saviors. But we should console ourselves with the reality they’re not going to actually DO anything b/c if the climate is changing it’s bigger problem than a stupid committee can solve and can’t be stopped.

        • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:19 am #

          Climate change, which is driven by the sun, is the very least of our problems. And economic security for women and girls globally, please, give me a break. Too many of those attending that conference benefit from the sex trafficking of women and girls, and everyone knows it. Gender equity is just another fantasy of the deluded Biden administration designed to suck more money from the hoi polloi, who just voted for more of the same, evidently, so we really can’t be too sorry for them, can we? What we have coming is a nuclear exchange between us and probably Russia, and the activation of the Chinese troops stationed in every state of the union except Hawaii an Alaska, with Germany and France invading on our east coast and China coming from the west via California (thanks, Gov Newsome!). By our policies, we are actually setting up our country for war and invasion. These countries will simply have no other choice for their survival. Germany already this year is facing a severe winter indirectly thanks to our policies. How long do you think it will be before the rest of the world views us as more of a liability than an asset?

          • Woodchuck November 16, 2022 at 1:55 pm #

            “How long do you think it will be before the rest of the world views us as more of a liability than an asset?”

            When the world views the US dollar as more of a liability than an asset, and it’s no longer used as a reserve currency anywhere, it’s game over for the the USA. We will lose access to imports, including imported energy and imported goods such as shoes and car parts. The resulting disorder and social chaos going on internally will put an end to our military adventures overseas. We’ll be too wounded to fight and won’t have the resources to do so. From that point on, maybe the rest of the world will lose interest in us and just leave us alone, having nothing to gain by getting involved in our confused mess here and lack of competent leaders.

            The dollar is the only glue left holding the country together. When it fails, state and local governments will be required to work in managing the daily affairs of a minimally civilized existence. Our central government will have lost its employees with a dead dollar, nobody works for free. It will also have lost all its credibility as being the group that wrecked the nation and squandered all its wealth.

    • Penelope Dreadful November 14, 2022 at 11:19 am #

      I have gone so far Right, I think they should overturn our right to vote amendment. American Women have become a bunch of silly, vapid whores in large degree. I never thought I would believe that way.

      • JackStraw November 14, 2022 at 4:11 pm #

        I support your right to deny your right. Wholeheartedly!

      • MimiTN November 14, 2022 at 9:36 pm #

        Having lots of women in office has made things worse. I always knew that would be the case.

      • Anthea November 15, 2022 at 12:49 am #

        @ Penelope Dreadful:

        I know a lot of women but I don’t know any “silly, vapid whores.” (Though I do seem to recall that my daughters knew a couple of them when they were in high school. Now that I think of it, one of them was on Maury.)

        I’ve always been very fortunate in my women friends. All of them have been very capable people who’ve accomplished a great deal. And I can’t think of a single one of them who had a husband who was more than a mediocrity.

        And when it comes to being whores, the men have always had the women beat by a mile.

        • JackStraw November 15, 2022 at 3:03 pm #

          Yes, men are all mediocre. Women have built the whole world. They invented electricity, computers, automobiles, everything that has made modern living so easy. Men are simply furniture.

          • Anthea November 16, 2022 at 10:19 pm #

            @ Jack Straw:

            I must concede that there were men who invented “electricity, computers, automobiles, everything that has made modern living so easy.”

            Wish I knew where these men were, because you never see them.

            I do know some men who are very capable and intelligent. In my experience, they are rare; whereas, the capable, intelligent women are not.

          • Jarek November 17, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

            No, you see women haven’t “been given permission” to absorb themselves in computers, etc. That’s why they don’t don’t. It’s not that they’re simply not interested, lol.

            Ant: It’s hard to see what’s above you. If you met a man like that, you’d just see someone who should be out raking leaves, changing the oil, etc. Someone who should be slaving away for a woman in other words.

            Btw, I concede you are partly right: There are far more male nerdowells and retards too. And more men above average and way above average (geniuses). The negative is far more numerous than the positive. You clearly see the male negative and your Ozarkian lifestyle doesn’t bring you into contact with the positive. And of course you will never admit that there are more male geniuses.

            Women cluster in the middle beneath the Dome of the Bell Curve. Church! Mediocrities – in the mental realm at least. The unbearable Truth.

      • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:21 am #

        As an American woman, I have to agree with you.

    • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 11:26 am #

      @ Kay:

      I only know of one instance in which a local guy married a “lovely foreign woman.” She divorced him, for a number of reasons. The incident that was the deciding factor was when he stole $2,000 from her that was a gift from her sister. Even “lovely foreign women” have standards.

      • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 1:21 pm #

        And many men have bee screwed over by the lovelies. You have to stay in their country – which keeps them lovely and wholesome. Over here they quickly become corrupted and often succumb to the temptation to divorce rape men.

        If their country doesn’t allow them to divorce rape men, then they won’t! They’ll stay sweet because that’s in the best interest.

        Temp not thy sister, gentlemen. Have no doubt, she will fall.

        • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 7:59 pm #

          @ Jarek:

          Stealing $2,000 bucks from your wife will not keep her lovely and wholesome. If she can’t divorce you, she will find another way to take it out of your hide.

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 8:09 pm #

            I tried to take it broad and philosophical while you insist on sticking to this one case that “proves” your degraded philosophy of misandry.

          • Anthea November 17, 2022 at 9:40 pm #

            @ Jarek:

            You cannot cite examples, because you have none. This is partly because you don’t know anyone. All your thoughts an opinions are derivative.

            Your views about women and divorce are derived from reading stuff online. I’m pretty sure that much of the women-bashing complaints about hypergamy, gold-digging, etc., are from blogs created by predatory lawyers. These guys know that a man going through a divorce will put his attorney’s kids through college several times over, to avoid supporting his own kids, if you can convince him that he is being victimized.

            It’s helpful to bring their dick-size into this. If a guy thinks he has a rival or potential rival with a bigger dick, his rage knows no bounds. And most importantly, he will pay his attorney any amount of money to get even with this imaginary rival conjured up by his attorney.

            This illustrates how your lack of real-life experience makes you vulnerable to ideas promoted by interested parties. Wise up.

        • Anthea November 15, 2022 at 12:51 am #

          @ Jarek:

          The men are forever complaining about the injustice of being expected to support their kids. Piss on ’em.

          • Jarek November 15, 2022 at 11:20 am #

            Support them without being able to see them? You’re a monster.

          • JackStraw November 15, 2022 at 3:04 pm #

            How many cats do you own, Ms. Manhater?

          • Anthea November 17, 2022 at 9:27 pm #

            @ Jarek:

            If a man is divorced, it is usually because he has demonstrated that he is unsuited to be around children, especially his own children.

            And speaking of that 70% figure, about 70% of married men admit to having committed adultery. So there’s that.

    • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:50 pm #

      Why are you blaming women?

      • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 1:16 pm #

        If women can’t do anything wrong then they have no moral agency and can’t be held to account. That means they shouldn’t be allowed to vote.

        Or are you saying they can, but that they never do (anything wrong)?

        Just more Marian Bullshit.

        • MaryQueen November 15, 2022 at 11:40 pm #

          No, I’m saying you’re unhinged, and moreso every day.

          Seek help. Seriously.

    • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:51 pm #

      Sure you’re a woman – lol.

      Probably another Jarek sock.

    • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 12:59 pm #

      Yes, men are appointed to rule and Feminism usurps that in favor of women. Men will take care of women. But women will not take care of men. Under the reign of women and their male enablers, be they gay, eunuch, or white knight, men will die under bridges after being destroyed by the divorce court.

      In response, men have instituted the marriage strike – and countless women will die alone without ever marrying – or having a chance to destroy a man and take his stuff.

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 1:30 pm #

        It’s being his stuff goes against the tenets of Christian marriage.
        Something about endowing the other with all your worldly goods.

        • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 1:32 pm #

          Oh so marriage means giving women all you stuff?

          You are my star witness on how American women think. I close my case.

          • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 3:22 pm #

            The other means both of you. But yes, “all my worldly goods I thee endow” does mean your stuff.

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 4:24 pm #

            Good. So women who bring 70% of the divorces are Oath breakers or Warlocks.

            Women marry up to get their little hands on more stuff. Men don’t care about things like that.

            Yes, men are better people.

          • messianicdruid November 14, 2022 at 5:15 pm #

            The Prosecution [ offense ] Rests.

          • GreenAlba November 14, 2022 at 5:23 pm #

            Just as well dowries have disappeared down the memory hole. Men getting your family’s stuff before they’d agree to marry you.

            I remember writing on here before about a law I read about that pertained in Ireland right up to the 70s.

            A woman could marry and bring with her a house that she’d either earned or inherited. It became her husband’s property and, if they divorced (let’s imagine maybe he’d got himself a young floozie, since the law enabled him to do exactly what he wanted with no consequences) the wife had no claim on any part of what had been her own house.

            Memories are short.

            BTW, it appears that pornography is implicated in over 50% of divorces. So maybe that 70% figure isn’t that surprising.

          • GreenAlba November 14, 2022 at 5:26 pm #

            Might have been separated, rather than divorced. I don’t remember if divorce was even a thing in Ireland in the 70s.

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 8:34 pm #

            Young women are a lot of trouble and take a lot of training. Men needed to be bribed to take them off their father’s hands. As such the dowry made a lot of sense.

            Extravagant weddings are our version of it, perhaps. They don’t make much sense at all except for the truly wealthy.

          • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 9:04 pm #

            During the 1800s, there was an interesting system in New Orleans called plaçage, normally contracted with a woman of color. Under this system, a man entered into a legally enforceable contract in which he agreed to provide the woman with a cottage (and sometimes a second cottage at the lake for use during the summer months) and an allowance for her maintenance. He also agreed to educate the children of the union and often to provide for the girl’s mother. The contract also provided for funds to be settled on the woman if the man decided to break off the arrangement. The contract was normally negotiated by the girl’s mother.

            The man might or might not be legally married to someone else, or might decide to marry while contracted with a plaçee.

            Under this system, the plaçee had property rights that were far superior to those of a legal wife under the Napoleonic Code.

            This seems to me to be a good model for marriage. One advantage is that financial obligations are contractual, in writing, and legally enforceable, so nobody is in the dark about them. This would clear up any confusion the modern male might have about this matter.

          • GreenAlba November 14, 2022 at 9:16 pm #

            “Young women are a lot of trouble and take a lot of training.”

            If you want a dog, get a dog, moron. It’ll fetch your slippers.

          • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 9:59 pm #

            For a second I thought you were saying that you’ll fetch my slippers. Then I saw the t in there.

            As the Director (who was the Pendragon) said in Lewis’ “That Hideous Strength”:
            Submission is an erotic necessity.

            And men serve women as well if not in the same way, then in other ways.

          • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 10:47 pm #

            @ Green Alba:

            Thinking Jarek is going to find somebody to marry him is like thinking he will be put in charge of the affairs of state and enact a fascist mode of government.

            It doesn’t appear to me that anyone has seen fit to put Jarek in charge of a steady job. And he’s already told us he can’t (or won’t) take care of his own potted plants.

          • Anthea November 15, 2022 at 8:49 am #

            @ Beryl of Oyl:

            The reason “with all my worldly goods I thee endow” is one of the traditional marriage vows is because this–the provision for a wife and children–is the appropriate use for worldly goods, and in fact the only appropriate use.

            We can see what men are when this is not acknowledged: They are the world’s Mr. Potters (from “It’s a Wonderful Life”) or Hunter Bidens–or just another of those ubiquitous porn addicts.

            Even in marriage, they often prove unequal to the business of life and civilization that is marriage and family, and so become adulterers or drunks or one of any number of other iterations of the male loser, or just abandon the family.

            And the women quite properly divorce them. And worldly goods should quite properly devolve primarily on mothers and children, as this, as stated above, is their only appropriate use. That is to say, the appropriate use of worldly goods is not ho’s and blow, or Dad’s favorite porn site.

          • MaryQueen November 15, 2022 at 12:44 pm #

            @Anthea, thank you for the hearty laughter your comments continue to provide, esp. when it comes to Jarek and his delusional comments.

      • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 10:42 pm #

        @ Green Alba:

        Jarek is in no danger of matrimony. Which is as it should be.

        • MaryQueen November 15, 2022 at 12:37 pm #

          Yes there is zero chance he’s getting hitched to anyone, unless he’s super rich (ha ha) and can purchase a foreign bride from Modova.

      • Anthea November 15, 2022 at 12:56 am #

        @ Jarek:

        “men have instituted the marriage strike….”

        Um…. I think the shoe is on the other foot.

        Men have nothing to offer women. They are not providers. They are lousy companions: boring and ill-natured. They do not “take care of women.” Women take care of them.

        • gustafson.robert.22 November 15, 2022 at 5:22 am #

          This true too. As true as the “gold-digger” trope. Circumstance is trying to tell people generally, “Lay off the breeding.”

          • SpeedyBB November 15, 2022 at 11:18 am #

            Gus, the “…lay off the breeding…” tendency is, I concluded long ago, one of Mother Nature’s turns of influence, meant to open the way for same-sex relationships. Or celibacy.

            The Bronze Age bearded ones who caterwauled against any ejaculation of seed that did not promise a pregnancy had a good reason for doing so. Population meant power. Now? Not so much.

            I love to engage with children and then I love to pass them back to their parents. I’ve never had the desire to see myself copied in one, and I consider that a natural feeling as well.

            If one can divine a trend, it seems the next step beyond “same-sex” is going to be “no sex” if the Japanese – both male and female, though mostly the former – are any guide to social trends. Just.Not.Interested.

          • Jarek November 15, 2022 at 11:26 am #

            Well societies would rebalance in time, right? In fact, hardly ever since they are not hermetically sealed test tubes. Almost always such degenerate or “re-balancing” nation are conquered from without. Whether they can survive and absorb and/or throw the invaders out is the question.

            It’s an interesting meditation: People live for their kids and their kids live for their kids, etc. When do people get around to living for quality of life? Sacrifice for THAT and let any kids be part of that. If your life doesn’t mean anything, neither does theirs after all.

          • gustafson.robert.22 November 15, 2022 at 8:30 pm #

            Some of this endless conquering, battling-nations paradigm is not intrinsic to humanity in every circumstance. The boom-bust cycles of ascendency to degeneracy to conquered in civilizational history is a bit of a hothouse circumstance of high energy-consumptive societies. Lower energy-consumptive societies can maintain stability longer, with less bobbing through extremes of strength and dissipation.

          • Q. Shtik November 15, 2022 at 11:58 pm #

            consumptive:

            a person with a wasting disease, especially pulmonary tuberculosis.

          • elphan November 16, 2022 at 12:49 pm #

            @Speedy- For that specific freedom of “passing them back to their parents” I present as Bruncleson. This is my proper contraction of brother and uncle and son which facilitates my ‘relating’ to everyone else. I have never felt inclined to procreate until “2 weeks to stop flatten the curve” and I now actually look at all women for mating based on evident traits for a strong hybridization. I would have even want to meet her grandparent to get a glimpse of recessive traits. I have no idea why I feel this push. It is biology like I have never known.

        • MaryQueen November 15, 2022 at 12:42 pm #

          So true.

          Even my married friend was asking me the other day why any woman would bother having a husband if she didn’t have to (e.g., if she had kids she needed help raising or a second income).

          I said, “I have no idea!”

          And yet, you can see, the men up here (esp the old farts) actually still believe women are out there desperately searching for male companionship. LOL, dream on.

          • Jarek November 16, 2022 at 12:52 pm #

            No, Aaron Clarey agrees with you. Women don’t like men very much apart from what they can get from us.

            But you don’t really like us knowing that, do you? Because it will make it harder for women to steal from men.

          • Anthea November 17, 2022 at 9:19 pm #

            @ Jarek:

            If men would like to be liked, they would have to be likable.

            What makes a person likable? Or what causes you to be drawn to someone? The most likable people, in my experience, are people who have talent for loving people.

            My gay friend has ALWAYS said he HATES people. Been saying that since I first met him in 1973. The truth is the exact opposite. I have never met anyone with such a talent for loving other people. He has always regarded everyone who comes with in his circle as one of the most fascinating people in the world. He loves to tell stories (usually highly exaggerated) about all their bizarre and fascinating escapades. If they are prickly or obnoxious, he thinks it’s hilarious. He has always said that I’ve had the most interesting life of anyone he’s ever known–though he’s really glad it was me that lived it, and not him. He probably says this to all the girls. It is nevertheless flattering.

            There’s a lot to be learned from people like that.

            There’s actually a lot to be learned from gay people. I’ve always thought that being gay was character-building, in a way. You’re not like other people. You have to confront that, and you have to muster the courage to be who you are.

            I also think most, if not all, of the human relationships we encounter span many lifetimes. Edgar Cayce maintained that we reincarnate with the same group of people over many lifetimes. I think that some of my dearest friends in this life were family members in former lives. I have a very strong sense of having a history with them. This is, at a certain level, a corporate seeking of spiritual progress. You actually have a ministry to them–and they to you. This is true no matter how fucked up they are (or how fucked up you are).

            I actually wish I had known that at an earlier age–like from childhood.

            I guess my point is that this is the right view of human relationships.

            In dealings with the really awful people–of which we all encounter plenty–your work is to shed grace on them. The best people do, even if they don’t know it. I’ve also known people who had a great talent for that. (Wish I was one of them.)

          • SpeedyBB November 18, 2022 at 9:09 am #

            Anthea, I found your comment about your ostensibly “…people-hating…” gay friend thoroughly intriguing.

            A recent epiphany connected me to the realization that to be openly homosexual in western civilization, at least until very recent times, will run the risk of succumbing to a form of PTSD.

            This occurred to me when reading the history of the brilliant, combative, aristocratic and ultimately tragic Gore Vidal, who suffered profound humiliation after the release of his postwar novel, treating a gay relationship in a matter-of-fact manner. Scorn was heaped on him, for this samizdat; the New York Times vowed to never review his work again. Sneering, snide attacks from the likes of Norman Mailer served to infuriate but not cow Vidal, who as you may know spent much of the latter part of his life on a hilltop villa in Italy – while writing his deeply-American novels.

            Openly exhibiting the irritating, frightening traits that many gay people adopt invites perpetual tension, reprisals, pity and scorn. Not to mention physical attacks and the specter of unemployment and shunning.

            That’s why it strikes me that it is similar to a battlefield psychosis. Gay people cluster together as they are all in the line of fire; seeking out a society of like-minded individuals at least allows you to lower your guard, at least temporarily.

      • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:23 am #

        Yes, I know this from experience with what my husband went through with his divorce.

    • Uncle Abraham November 14, 2022 at 3:47 pm #

      Do you have only one male friend? Or is it a make friend who is single? Sitting in for Q-Shtick.

  22. MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 11:02 am #

    The latest from Emerald Robinson on her blog.

    If you don’t know who she is, I definitely recommend looking her up. And ignore all the left-wing horseshit LIES, they write about her.

    “ My rule of thumb is simple: if you’re a Trump-aligned Republican and your election results were not released within 24 hours of Election Day, then you’re toast.

    The entire point of “slow-rolling” vote-counting is that it gives the cheaters the necessary time to count how many ballots they need to beat the Republican candidate and then to manufacture those ballots — or to disappear the necessary number of GOP ballots by “abjudication.”

    Didn’t the GOP learn any of these lessons from the 2020 election? Of course not.”

    • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 11:21 am #

      I like Emerald more and more.

      She got banned from Twitter, which is always a good sign.

      • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 1:31 pm #

        I Don’t know Emerald, as Kesa would say.

  23. BackRowHeckler November 14, 2022 at 11:12 am #

    #2 heating oil (essentially diesel) — what the vast majority of people in this part of Ct use to heat their houses — is almost $6 per gallon. Last night was the first cold night of the season, a season that last until May. In the election campaigns, which the Dems swept, the price of oil & natgas was not even mentioned; instead it was all about abortion, which candidate is more extreme, & ” Saving our Democracy.”

    • stelmosfire November 14, 2022 at 11:46 am #

      Also an early start to the cold weather. 10 day forecast in this area has temps more like mid December, a month early. My latest utility bill was electricity rates up 48% nat gas up 71% year over year. I guess we can’t complain in France the electricity is up 211% yoy.The frog boils slowly? I doubt it, more like frozen in a block of ice.

    • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:30 am #

      Your elected representatives don’t care if heating oil is $6/gal. To their way of thinking, and this philosophy was voiced by Secretary Pete in an interview, higher oil/gas prices will provide the necessary push to electric, and that a certain amount of pain with these high prices is necessary to fuel that push. This is pretty much how they think, the people for whom the hoi polloi voted. Of course this impacts the poor more, of course they know it, too, but remember, the poor have been conditioned to think it’s ok to take from one to give to another, so the clamoring will begin about the “evil” energy companies, and some of your elected representatives will introduce legislation to make those companies pay “thayer fayer shayer” to subsidize the heating bills of those poor, etc. Can’t you just hear it now? And a whole swath of the hoi polloi have been indoctrinated to think that we SHOULD have to pay higher prices for heat and everything else because the environment is at risk if we don’t.

  24. MontanaMan November 14, 2022 at 11:16 am #

    Besides being good looking, Emerald Robinson, is just as funny and as good as Howard Kunstler is, as excellent getting right to the point, and nailing all the politically insane woke lefts ass, to the wall.

    With his words that seem to be put in, “hot dipped galvanized.” if you know what that process is. And if you’ve ever drove any 20 penny hot dip galvanized nails, then you know how well they are at holding.

    “ As we enter Day 6 of Nevada (population: 3 million) counting its votes and Arizona (population: 7 million) counting its votes after Florida (population: 22 million) counted its votes in a single day — because Democrats need more time to flip all of the remaining races their way to keep control of the House and Senate through ballot stuffing! — we might as well “harvest” all the hilarious Midterm Memes.

    Enjoy — if you can.

    (I recommend going to her blog on, Substack. My wife and I love it!)

    • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 11:24 am #

      Emerald made a spirited defense of her sister journalist, Lara Logan, when the MSM was trying to use sexist “nuts or sluts” tactics against Lara to discredit her work.

      Two womanly women.

      • Night Owl November 14, 2022 at 5:53 pm #

        Over on Twitter, they now have Shareblue nutters calling Logan a slut for being attacked and gang raped in Egypt.

  25. Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 11:20 am #

    The Market Ticker dude has made a point about the FTX scandal and these past elections:

    ” It would be entirely rational for all of the GOP-led states and areas to declare Congress and all of its acts, and those of Joe Biden over the next two years void if in fact control of the House and Senate can plausibly be tied to funds that flowed through Ukraine, into FTX and then back into US election campaigns.”

    https://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?blog=Market-Ticker-Nad

    • neurodoc November 14, 2022 at 11:47 am #

      Hal Turner Radio has a list of all the FTX cryptocurrency ‘contributions’ that went from the u.s. to the ukraine to the DNC, and multiple communist candidates who were running. The u.s. tax slaves funded the DNC’s election theft!! More of the communist MO.

  26. mrJones November 14, 2022 at 11:33 am #

    Who cares about the frigging elections. It’s just entertainment. Like rigging elections is something new, are we just figuring this out. There is nothing you can do about it. Obviously voting hasn’t really worked since the fate of the Kennedy brothers showed the world what happens if ya don’t play along. Protesting doesn’t work either, they just ignore it or stomp it out if it gains momentum. Organizing any sort of resistance will fail also because it is pretty certain as soon as you get more then 3 people one of them will be an undercover FBI agent or informant. So just be patient and wait it out. They are bringing about their own demise. Life goes on, still plenty of joy out there to be had.

    • mitchellc November 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm #

      +1

      Just (mentally) walk away. There is no recovery, which is why leadership no longer cares about appearances.

      • Night Owl November 15, 2022 at 6:52 am #

        Just do nothing kids, and watch the Great Reset chug along.

        Uncle Mitch thanks you.

        • elphan November 16, 2022 at 1:04 pm #

          Mrjones seemed to say, ‘do anything” not what you suggested. The Reset is being attempted and as the best laid plans of mice and men, it will yield unfathomable results.

          • Night Owl November 16, 2022 at 6:27 pm #

            You need to read through Uncle Mitch’s body of work.

            He isn’t one for conversation though, so we will never know what he really thinks when we strip away the approved messaging.

            Who is Uncle Mitch, I wonder?

    • FGB3 November 14, 2022 at 2:40 pm #

      You and I are on the same page Mr. J.

      I will say this: rigging elections is not something new, but rigging them like they have been in 2020 and 2022 IS new! It’s not even trying to remain hidden. Like much else, now that the Deep State/Cabal has decided they have all the power that they need, esp. thanks to their total control of all media, they really don’t care what you or I think.

      And the question of a “People’s Revolution” is also problematic, judging by a cursory look at all of the revolutions against established authority in the annals of history. They usually wind up with a single dictator instead of the former coterie. And that’s if we had the power necessary to begin the revolution.

      And as you rightly point out, the revolution will not be allowed from the top down as JFK and RFK found out tout suite!

      Hence…as you say so wisely, “Life goes on, still plenty of joy out there to be had”. I’ve been thinking this for some months now. Yesterday I even had an inkling that our current situation, politically and otherwise, is a good prescription for ‘living in the now’. That is, enjoying what we have in the Present Moment.

      As Horace astutely observed, ‘quid sit futurum cras, fuge quaerere’ (avoid asking what the future will bring); and Lao Tse “If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present”.

      I also believe that The Master upon more than one occasion made the same observation – be thankful for what we still have today. Afterall Mr. J., no man knows when his bell might toll – so to spending what time we have on worry and anger is to spoil it mightily.

      • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 10:38 pm #

        @ FGB3:

        We’re living through the death-throes of an empire, the death-throes of a civilization. This has happened hundreds of times in the past. It’s a cyclical thing.

        I don’t think there has ever been a historical instance in which this natural process has been reversed, though sometimes it has been slowed down. Thinking it can be reversed so that life and health is restored is like thinking that you can make a 90-year-old terminal cancer patient into a healthy 25-year-old again.

        Thinking you or I or all of us collectively can do anything about this is like thinking that the plebians of old Rome could have gotten together during the latter days of the Roman Empire and restored the Roman republic to its former glory.

        If you think about it, the Roman plebian probably had as few options for escape as most of us do now. There were few places that were out of the reach of Rome, and he would have been unwelcome in most of them. The population of Rome absolutely collapsed between 400 and 500 AD. I’ve always kind of wondered where they all went.

        It seems to me that, in cases like this, your best bet is to “get out of Dodge.” But you can only guess as to where the safety lands will be, if indeed there are any. I’ll take my chances with the rural Midwest, though I probably won’t live long enough to find out if this was a good choice.

    • Rulo Deschamps November 14, 2022 at 6:43 pm #

      Mr J,

      “So just be patient and wait it out”

      “Life goes on, still plenty of joy out there to be had”

      Well said!

    • Karen November 14, 2022 at 7:02 pm #

      The Kennedy’s first strike was out-rigging the election.

      Their second strike was the attempted ouster of Dulles and the deep state war machine.

      There was no third strike. The second strike was a magic strike that kind of bounced around and killed two Kennedy’s

      • SpeedyBB November 15, 2022 at 12:41 pm #

        Those of us old enough to have experienced those times remember very well the feeling of fear, of abandonment. Suddenly the sham of “Free World” versus “slave states” and “Evil Empire” crystallized. Then as the pointless, murderous Vietnam adventure rolled onward it became evident that the war machine, and Washington, cared nothing for “the American people”, something that evidently meant something else – or nothing – to them.

        My career Air Force father was not afraid of the USSR, or small-time criminals. But the IRS simply terrified him. “Son, they’ll come and take everything you have. They won’t leave you alone until you are finished.”

        Smart-ass me, already wary of any authority (sex criminal from the age of 15, so no surprise there) responds “Sure Dad. I’m scared to death of the tax man.” Just to needle him, until my mother burse into tears and thereby terminated the exchange.

        The antiwar movement of the 1960s was poignant, messy and quixotic. I left the country ahead of a Grand Jury indictment in late 1968, still aware that the long arm of Uncle could reach out and pinch you, no matter where you were.

        The truly evil types – the Dulles brothers, J. Edgar, Lyndon, LeMay – were the visible tip of what we know now as a barely submerged deep state. They fine-tuned it in the 1980s and got the kids on board. Never thought I’d see that coming.

    • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:33 am #

      Gotta agree with you there. It wasn’t just the Kennedys, either. But this is why there has to be a tribulation.

  27. zappalives November 14, 2022 at 11:39 am #

    Thanks for the humdinger of a piece Jim !

    There will not be free and fair selections in merica as long as the repub party remains CUCKS to the democrat party.

    OR

    Civil war 2.0/ a PEOPLES uprising breaks out and the real Americans win !

    Its a dire prognosis but in your heart of hearts you know its true.

    I actually hope for a famine here in the good ole USA to see if the old saw about revolution being 9 meals away is true.

  28. mitchellc November 14, 2022 at 11:46 am #

    Oh, so now we’re in the anger phase; next comes depression. Eventually, some of you will reach acceptance and finally be able to ask a very basic question: why is everything now out in the open?

    Indeed, so why do they now no longer care? Hmm, let’s think, could it possibly be: overshoot, depletion and degradation? As in, there’s no way out, so why not party like a mofo on the way out?

    After all, that’s what Russia is all about, to secure the last great stores to allow one more cycle of the credit money system. Nuclear war? Who cares if the entire basis of the western economy is destroyed anyway if Nato fails?

    I gotta tell you, the key advantage of clarity is that everything now is in sharp focus. Voting, politics, policy? Waste of time, energy, effort.

    Take the advice of the retired military poster – get yourself in a defensible position.

    • Night Owl November 14, 2022 at 5:51 pm #

      “Overshoot and depletion.”

      LOL.

      There is a sucker born every minute.

      Suck a dick, CIA bro.

      • gustafson.robert.22 November 14, 2022 at 5:56 pm #

        The proof-loving, ad-hominem hating Night Owl, ladies n gentlemen.

      • Rulo Deschamps November 14, 2022 at 6:56 pm #

        Your tone, Owl, has about as much class as mitchell’s when he brags about how much $ he makes and how smart he is.

        Come think of it, you brag about the same things.

        “Dime de que presumes, y te diré de que careces” my grandma used to say. Tell me what you brag about, and I’ll tell you what you’re lacking.

        You seem to have found a niche here derailing conversations you don’t approve of using the tools of a high school’s bully. No intelligent arguments. Just petulance and bile.

        Many of us would be interested about your take on Mr K’s reminder about hard physical, energy limits, which is, after all, the core of his thinking over many decades of intellectual work.

        Tell us about the Dutch hydroponic towers that will feed the sparsely populated world. Using all that abundant, cheap energy available everywhere, ad aeternum. Go on. Or just insult me for not kowtowing to your superior knowledge of… everything.

        • Night Owl November 15, 2022 at 3:43 am #

          Any hard evidence for your nutbar claim yet?

          No?

          Aw.

          🙂

      • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 8:06 pm #

        Any 12-year-old could come up with better than THAT, Night-Howler-Monkey. You’re letting yourself down, ‘bro’!

        Perhaps you’re just ‘making up’ for the miserable time you had through your school-years? Or, probably, just continuing to be ‘That Guy’ from high school, the actual bullying arsehole.

        • Night Owl November 15, 2022 at 6:50 am #

          “I hate you so much, Night Howler Moooonkeeeey!”

          • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:31 am #

            Nah. You make me laugh and cringe on behalf of your poor sainted mum.

          • Night Owl November 16, 2022 at 9:57 am #

            This fills me with joy.

    • Karen November 14, 2022 at 6:35 pm #

      The only “defensible” position is billions of dollars, a yacht, and an undisclosed bunker

      Everything else is for the taking, and it’s being taken by the kleptoclassians.

      The rest of you need to understand that there is no coming back, and no coming back to a never-was.

      It’s game over.

      You lost your country, or better yet, someone else has won it.

      • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:35 am #

        The country as it is now, yes, is lost. I totally agree. The country of tomorrow is not, however. Once all the flotsam and jetsam are gone.

  29. FGB3 November 14, 2022 at 12:08 pm #

    “The party doth protest too much, methinks.” – Hamlet by Edward de Vere

  30. FGB3 November 14, 2022 at 12:23 pm #

    Well, if you don’t fix something, it just stays broken. So I had this election figured out for some time now.

  31. JTinMD November 14, 2022 at 12:28 pm #

    The PTB do not give a crap who “wins” elections anywhere in the world these days. We need no further proof other than Mitch McConnell’s wretched behavior as he disbursed funds to losers and withheld them from “winners.”

    So, whereto from here? Please stop paying taxes. There’s no better example of chumpitude than paying taxes to support Leviathan.

    • Rulo Deschamps November 14, 2022 at 7:10 pm #

      JT, I agree with the first part. But I’ll keep paying taxes. It’s hard enough to be left alone to toy with disaster by taking on powerful enemies.

      Leviathan will be a dead, beached whale at some point. Then, I’ll probably have to pay higher taxes to its replacement, maybe some local warlord or politico.

      And so it goes, as Vonnegut would say.

      Death and taxes: can’t avoid either.

  32. MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 12:49 pm #

    Another great article today James – thank you!

    Can’t argue with any of it, really.

    My view for some time has been that we are in the midst of an impending collapse of western civilization, and there is no stopping it.

    Voting doesn’t save you. Republicans won’t save you. Elon Musk owning Twitter sure as hell won’t save you.

    All we have the power to do is resist to the best of our ability.

    That is all.

    • cowbell81 November 14, 2022 at 1:03 pm #

      Yep, and all any of us can really do at this point is sit back and enjoy the decline. Prepare as much as you can and make yourself as comfortable as possible. This sure ain’t gonna be a gentle ride into the old night.

    • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 1:05 pm #

      Resist? By voting where the elections may be more or less fair at the local level and state level? Like Idaho?

      Oh Mary!

      • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 6:25 pm #

        Shut up, drunk.

        • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 8:11 pm #

          I win again.

          • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 11:02 pm #

            You never have won, and you never will win.

            Sorry, narc.

          • Jarek November 15, 2022 at 11:27 am #

            If you can’t come out and fight when the bell rings, I win by default.

          • MaryQueen November 15, 2022 at 12:23 pm #

            Shut up, incel.

          • Jarek November 16, 2022 at 12:55 pm #

            Too lazy to vote? Too lazy to care? Or just trying to maintain a foolish consistency…..

  33. Paula D November 14, 2022 at 12:51 pm #

    Why are they stealing the election so openly and blatantly?

    It is just one more example of them breaking ethics and laws openly and blatantly, an in-your-face provocation that teaches you that you are helpless to do anything to stop them.

    This is deliberate.

    • cowbell81 November 14, 2022 at 1:06 pm #

      Just like they enjoyed holding publicly photographed parties at the height of lock down, all the while not wearing masks or practicing “safe social distancing”. There are no longer any hard and fast rules we need to abide by. The PTB has shown us that anything goes, and we should not give a shit about any further edicts or mandates they throw our way.

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 1:35 pm #

        Evil old bitch from the pits of Hades Kathy “Cuomo” Hochul enjoys having her grotesque mug photographed with small children with their faces in bondage and their breathing restricted.

        What a deranged psycho child molester animalistic piece of garbage.

        • niner November 14, 2022 at 8:00 pm #

          agree, she is a nightmare monster.

    • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 1:07 pm #

      The other explanation is that they’re desperate and we’re about to win!

      I think yours is a lot closer.

      • Beryl of Oyl November 14, 2022 at 1:36 pm #

        They are desperate but we can’t win if we don’t fight. As we all just saw, none of our electeds even acknowledge the battle. We have to go to plan B, and we don’t have a plan B.

        • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 1:50 pm #

          Well said. We won in many places – even in blue states. Keep the pressure on to reform elections. The Eye is upon them now. Don’t give way to despair, as so many here (even Walter, alas) are doing.

          Yeah and as said above, screw them with real ballots held back to the last minute. Their game is to vote last with fake ones – so fight back but with the truth.

          None? I don’t think you’re right there.

    • workingclasshero November 14, 2022 at 2:12 pm #

      So, the solution is to NOT vote anymore and just vent on the internet? Hey conservatives, look at why the margins are so tight due to your policy points and are driving the Young into the arms of Neo-Marxist Progressives and you can figure out why the same progressive politicians are tempted to cheat to push them over the edge to victory.

      Double down on Abortion Abolition and Gold Bug balanced budget fanaticism and the Democrats won’t need to cheat in 2024.

      What you ought to be skeptical of is believing a miracle for investigative journalism to get to the bottom of whatever ballot harvesting ever or actually took place’

      • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 6:27 pm #

        There is a lot you can do besides vent on the internet. Show up at townhalls or school board meetings. Show up at rallies or meetings in your area. Build your community. Refuse to be jabbed or masked.

        • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 7:58 pm #

          Yeah! “Release the Karens!”

          • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 11:03 pm #

            You sound like the rabid trans who were fondling their own moobs at a rally in NYC today against women speaking out for their rights and the protections of children.

            Vile and disgusting.

          • Night Owl November 16, 2022 at 10:06 am #

            Karens, AKA, agents of Pootin.

            RL’s salad days on CFN.

          • benr November 17, 2022 at 9:31 pm #

            @MQ

            Is that the same one where they were threatening to beat up any women that dared to talk back to the two ranting hideous men pretending to be women?

    • Karen November 14, 2022 at 6:29 pm #

      Paula, why are they letting them steal it?
      Why are the repoodlecans not doing anything at all about the steal?

      Here’s a hint: they threw the election. They tanked it. They sabotaged it.

      Now why would repoodlecans do that?
      Hmm, maybe something to do with some orange blowhard on the sidelines who makes everyone scared?
      Maybe, just maybe, they need this gerontocracy to stay in the game a little longer

      • Slugoon November 14, 2022 at 8:55 pm #

        Why would you want to assume office when you can just sit on the sidelines and draw a salary without any accountability?

    • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:40 am #

      I would posit that elections really don’t matter anymore. That we have hitherto unannounced formally become part of the “new world order” or whatever name you want to give it, and Biden, or whoever replaces him as president, is just one of ten “presidents” of the economic zones into which the world has been divided. Every one of his executive orders has been the implementation of some points of the Kyoto protocols or the Paris climate accords or Agenda 2030.

  34. Prospero November 14, 2022 at 1:26 pm #

    Today’s column represents a distinct turning point for James’ previous, somewhat optimistic, outlook. The jig is up and the Western World is soon going to crash and burn.

    There will be no prosecution of the gangsters who have stolen the last few elections. The treasonous evidence contained in Hunter Biden’s laptop will continue to be ignored. It will be as though President Joe Biden’s criminal activity never existed.

    There will be no day of reckoning for those who financed gain of function virus research and then released the deadly lab created COVID-19 pandemic on the world. The genocidal maniacs who mandated multiple injections of experimental mRNA gene modification drugs will go unpunished.

    Yes, life as we have known it is rapidly coming to an end.

    • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 7:57 pm #

      Prospero

      That was AMAZING – you managed to very succinctly summarise the whole Conspiracy Universe – almost. You forgot to mention the baby-eating Democrats etc. Care to expand?

      • Slugoon November 14, 2022 at 8:54 pm #

        Shouldn’t that be baby-aborting?

        • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:33 am #

          Ah! So THAT’S where they get the babies!

      • Night Owl November 16, 2022 at 10:05 am #

        He left out the Manchurian Candidate.

        Regale us again, Shire Bro.

        • benr November 16, 2022 at 10:41 am #

          I heard a good one the other day.
          My lifelong Democrat voting co-worker told me Trump is a Commie.
          I asked him how he came up with that and or who told him that and he mumbled something about Trump tower in Moscow.
          Maybe RL can translate idiot for us because I sure couldn’t follow his reasoning.
          Considering he has voted Democrat for the last forty years I asked him if he even knew what a Communist was.
          His answer Trump.
          So, I asked him what he thought about the BLM founders self-avowed Comunists and how their actions and beliefs mirrored Trumps.
          He walked away and said we should not talk politics at work.

          • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:40 am #

            And you’re surprised why?

  35. thirdcoastlegend November 14, 2022 at 1:27 pm #

    …and as if by magic, the Fed floats out Lael Brainard to make some dovish remarks that float the S&P 500 back over 4000.

    It’s all pro wrestling.

    The GOPe are the most epic bunch of jobbers in history.

  36. cowbell81 November 14, 2022 at 1:57 pm #

    Further proof that Piglosi likely orchestrated the attack on her husband, all in a sick attempt to game the system and claim that the Republican reaction to it caused swing voters to vote democrat. Where is the video proof of the event from her home security cam? This is all such a bunch a lies from her and her cohorts.

    “Some Americans may have voted for Democrats to hold on to at least one chamber of Congress simply because of the growing ugliness of the conservative political movement, Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested on Sunday.”

    “Reacting to a historic performance by her party in Tuesday’s elections, which saw Democrats hold the Senate and position themselves for an expanded majority, Ms Pelosi noted that the Republican Party’s reaction to the attack on her husband had been met with a muted response from GOP leaders while their own members and supporters, like Virginia’s Glenn Youngkin and Donald Trump Jr, engaged in outright mockery.”

    Instead of responding with grace or any semblance of concern for another person’s wellbeing, figures on the right took to spreading conspiracy theories and crass jokes about the attack. To this day, social media remains riddled with conspiratorial far-right nonsense seeking to explain away responsibility for the attack despite the espoused right-wing beliefs of the suspect, and Twitter CEO Elon Musk has even engaged in spreading the baseless lies.

    According to the House speaker, that inability to show human emotion contributed to the GOP’s downfall this week.

    “It wasn’t just the attack,” said the Speaker. “It was the Republican reaction to it which was disgraceful.”

    She argued that GOP leaders feared the Trump-aligned wing of the Republican base so much that they even feared distancing themselves from the conspiracies and mockery that right-wing figures trafficked in after the attack.

    “There’s nobody disassociating themselves from the horrible response that they gave to it,” she said on CNN’s State of the Union.

    • Night Owl November 14, 2022 at 5:50 pm #

      “Further proof that Piglosi likely orchestrated the attack on her husband,”

      Two men caught nearly naked in a mansion, PP claims he knows but does not know the man, a window is broken from the inside out, and no security footage is released.

      This was a homosexual romp, and they are covering it up.

      “Attack.”

      LOL.

      • benr November 14, 2022 at 6:02 pm #

        Makes me wonder if Nasty Nancy like eating rugs?
        Wonder if her and the Hildabeast had a romp now there is a horror movie to end all horror movies.

        • Night Owl November 15, 2022 at 4:33 am #

          Given what we have seen thus far, nothing would surprise me.

          • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:34 am #

            Back in your favourite gutter I see -now with Wee Ben. Great company.

          • benr November 16, 2022 at 9:29 am #

            Gutter, I thought you were a love is love kind of guy.
            I’m sure you have had you prison wallet filled on a regular basis.

          • Night Owl November 16, 2022 at 10:03 am #

            Ask him if has ever been caught with another man in his underwear whilst holding a hammer in the pale moonlight.

          • benr November 16, 2022 at 10:37 am #

            @no

            Are hammers some newfangled kind of kink?
            You know what I don’t want to know.
            Please don’t answer that RL you can keep your proclivities to yourself.

      • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:41 am #

        Yeah, that’s what I think, too.

  37. Roundball Shaman November 14, 2022 at 2:25 pm #

    “… the Woked-up Jacobin Party of Chaos is… afraid of information. Only a tyrannical regime would work so hard and complain so loudly about opposing ideas…”

    Any form of independence outside the grasp of the Self-appointed Ones With Delusions of godhood is considered ‘bad’ and ‘divisive’… and in today’s twisted lingo… ‘Tear-Roar-Rist!’ Can’t have that when the Self-Appointed Ones know that the horse manure they peddle and stand for cannot withstand the blaring light of Truth.

    It stinks to high heaven and so They are constantly adding sickly verbal perform to try to cover the god-awful stench that follows Them and Their ideas around like a deranged skunk that’s been prowling for too many hours in the town’s garbage dump.

    When you control ‘Information’ you control People. You control them by their thinking and the coercive tyranny of unrelenting pressurized Garbage that spews from these faux gods like sewage from a vigorously flowing sewer pipe filled with freshly-minted muck.

    “The stalling of election results also allows for wholesale correction of results that don’t come in as desired.”

    They are wasting time with this. Just install the prior AI into the black-box voting machine software so that you get 114% of the votes right away and dispense with all the phony drama.

    “The post-election mood across America is labile and incendiary.”

    It should be. It was incendiary and explosive before the ‘Election’ even happened. The latest phony exercise in sham democracy just added a few more logs to the fire.

    “Inflation is for-real and crushes the country’s standard-of-living. Before long, it may shift into deflation, which means instead of having a lot of money losing value, you’ll have no money at all.”

    The Government has been empty of money for years now (seen the Deficit, lately?). And They are doing quite well these days. So all We the People have to do is just do everything the Gov is doing… obesely overspend with no intentions of ever repaying. ‘What’s good for the goose is…’, you know.

    “For a hundred years we’ve been an economy running on fossil fuels… it made for an orgy of suburban expansion and ‘consumerism’.”

    It’s beginning to look like hitting that very first oil strike was a mistake. We should have never found the stuff and instead developed a society that could grow without the false sugar-high-hit of oil to our cultural veins that provided for a couple generations of societal party orgy. We are now in the detox stage and it hurts like hell.

    What we should have done is to develop a technology that can run on burning the thick sewage that flows from the mouths of those who are pulling all the strings these days.

    • Rulo Deschamps November 14, 2022 at 7:15 pm #

      Hear, hear, Shaman…

      Withdrawal symptoms when the sugar high of oil becomes scarce will be awful. Plan accordingly. “Collapse now and avoid the rush,” as Archdruid Greer recommends.

  38. Jarek November 14, 2022 at 2:35 pm #

    This Satanic System offered modern women the apple of no fault “take him to the cleaners” divorce and they did fall with a vengeance.

    Men got the wormy side of the apple – the right to “date”, have coitus, and even “marry” them. The smart money, the Mitches, focus on the second option in isolation from the other two.

    Have no doubt: Women want to get married. They just don’t want to be married, to be wives in other words.

    • elysianfield November 14, 2022 at 4:48 pm #

      Jarek,
      Your statement resonates. It might be better to rent than to own….

      • gustafson.robert.22 November 14, 2022 at 5:18 pm #

        Definitely don’t hand rings to women that cannot be trusted to accomplish their role in a union.

      • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 8:14 pm #

        Aaron Clarey has a live in girlfriend whom he charges rent. That offers legal protection in his state against charges that she is his common law wife and as such deserves most of his stuff.

        • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 11:05 pm #

          Not sure why you whine so much about women.

          It’s not as if you’ll ever have one in your life.

          • malthuss November 14, 2022 at 11:57 pm #

            Jarek does not want you.

            His statement is noteworthy. I didnt know about that situation [common law lawsuit].

          • MaryQueen November 15, 2022 at 12:19 pm #

            Ew.

            I’m guessing you don’t have a good narcissist detector.

            That’s OK, they dupe most people.

          • Jarek November 15, 2022 at 7:43 pm #

            Does Mary want my stuff?

          • MaryQueen November 15, 2022 at 11:43 pm #

            Well at least we now understand why Jarek can’t leave me alone here in the comments section.

            Sorry to bust up your little circle jerk/fantasy combo, malthuss & little J, but there are no women interested in you. Probably never were.

          • elysianfield November 16, 2022 at 12:34 pm #

            “Does Mary want my stuff…”

            Jarek,
            Well, what we know of you is that you ride the bus and sometimes carry a back pack.

            If you want the honey, you gotta have money.

    • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:42 am #

      That’s about it.

  39. FGB3 November 14, 2022 at 2:55 pm #

    There is one glimmer of hope that I can see – looking at The Big Picture now – our government in America is part of the larger group of polities, what is called today “The West”.

    The West is the source of what we’ve been talking about on this page. And the West has been coalesced around something called the World Economic Forum, which advocates a unipolar world system, achieved through their Great Re-set.

    It all seemed awfully bleak to me – these guys seemed to have everything “in hand”. They certainly were acting awfully smug. But then, just when Sauron thought that he had everything under control, guess what?!

    Russia. Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. The Ukraine. BRICS+. And that plus now will include Saudi Arabia. Whoa! And what does Putin keep repeating? The need for a multi-polar world system. That my friends is our hope.

    • GreenAlba November 14, 2022 at 3:30 pm #

      Support for Putin has to be qualified, in my opinion.

      edwardslavsquat.substack.com/p/russia-supports-creation-of-gates

      ‘Russia supports creation of Gates-Rockefeller “Pandemic Fund”‘

      ‘Moscow reaffirms fealty to WHO at G20 summit, calls for “global sanitary shield”.’

      They are up there with the rest – everything else is just an internal squabble and some theatre.

      As Toktomi is wont to say, I may of course be wrong.

      • Rulo Deschamps November 14, 2022 at 7:28 pm #

        Alba,

        “Support for Putin has to be qualified, in my opinion.” – I agree. As much as I’d like to see Putin as a “good guy” to check the global abuses of the “bad guys”… Putin has a complicated history. Journalists assassinated. Dissenters jailed. And then there are all those old FSB shenanigans he managed, if you remember: bombs on subsidized blocks of flats, killing many, during the Chechen conflicts, blamed on the Chechens, but likely executed by Russia itself.

        He is very intelligent, however, and knows history, philosophy; he also seems to genuinely love his country, and can explain why. Machiavelli too, but does the end justify the means? Was Machiavelli a “good guy” in our simplistic understanding of the term?

        And don’t get me started on China. A surveillance, social credit, censorship, consumeristic, conformist, virus hyping dictatorship as another “good guy” fighting for the common man? Please…

        No good guys at the top level. Just cold, soul-less vipers.

      • Anthea November 14, 2022 at 9:24 pm #

        @ GreenAlba:

        I am so pleased to see someone use the word “wont” correctly and spell it correctly!

  40. cowbell81 November 14, 2022 at 3:10 pm #

    Watch the sly, smug bastard in this video. Schumer is explaining the three reasons why Dems avoided the ‘red wave’:

    Summary of reasons:

    (1) We cheated
    (2) Ballot counts were fixed
    (3) We attacked Paul Pelosi.

    www(dot)msn(dot)com/en-us/news/politics/schumer-explains-three-reasons-dems-avoided-red-wave/vi-AA146mYi

  41. lbs November 14, 2022 at 4:22 pm #

    The quote from MartyrMade is spot on.

    The dominant force in our society today is a political party that does not believe in the principles of individual rights and government by the people that our constitution is supposed to guarantee.

    This does not bode well for the future.

    • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 7:49 pm #

      Crap. As is often the case, JHK Admin seems adept at finding pithy quotes that can easily be read from the opposite perspective and hold more truth than even he intended. This is yet another example and a good one. While the Election Denying Lunatics are complaining about how LONG it’s taking to do the count ‘right’ – that is, within the strictures of the law (local usually) – you grifters see that process as being a charade. FFS…! It takes time to do the job properly so it only needs to be done once. However, The Kari Lake Phenomenon will apparently be suing EVERYONE (maybe even Mike Pillow) if she doesn’t get her “win”. It’s just pathetic.

      • Slugoon November 14, 2022 at 8:51 pm #

        Funny how ‘faulty cameras’ or ‘waters leaks’ always benefit one particular side though, isn’t it?

        • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 9:27 pm #

          Whatever, Slugoon. I’m surprised you make a statement like that when there’s no evidence that it ‘helps’ either ‘side’.

          • Slugoon November 15, 2022 at 2:19 am #

            You know exactly who it helps when whichever ‘coincidental problem’ is resolved. Mountains of mail-in ballots that always push the count in a certain direction. Once might be a coincidence, but…

          • Night Owl November 16, 2022 at 10:01 am #

            Cardboard, pipe-breaks, suitcases, camera malfunctions.

            To quote RL’s neocon hero, Shrub, “Fool me once — can’t get fooled again!”

        • Night Owl November 15, 2022 at 4:30 am #

          A solution is an audit and hand recount — in public.

          Something they will never allow, which is why they have rigged both the elections and the courts.

          No one can ever be allowed to even hear the evidence, you see. That would endanger our democracy.

          • Redneck Liberal November 16, 2022 at 5:37 am #

            Cyber Ninjas’ result – a higher vote count for President Biden. Carry on.

          • benr November 16, 2022 at 9:43 am #

            Amazing they found even more fake ballots.
            Trump wants to do what Desantis and Florida did.
            Same day voting, voter ID and paper ballots.
            A once purple state went almost all Republican red which seems like a canard as red is the communist color and should be worn by Democrats almost like the Yellow star was worn by JOOS in Germany.

          • Night Owl November 16, 2022 at 9:59 am #

            No one understands your Shareblue talk, Nut.

      • Paula D November 17, 2022 at 1:35 pm #

        Interesting that someone from another country has seamlessly adopted the latest 180 narrative from the Dems.

        “It has always taken a long time to count votes” he asserts, even though it never did before in the USA and it doesn’t in other countries.

        That is right up there with “Vaccines have never provided immunity to the recipient”, although vaccines were always understood to protect against the disease being targeted and the previous claim was “We eradicated smallpox so take the jab to eradicate covid”.

        And, of course, “We have always been at war with Oceania”. Redneck would fit right in with the dumbass proles who fell for that line also.

        • MaryQueen November 17, 2022 at 3:43 pm #

          Yeah he loves telling us Americans what America does or doesn’t do, how it is and was, etc., all without ever living here.

          A true dumbfuck.

  42. Amman November 14, 2022 at 4:56 pm #

    I once thought that the thing that held America together was “the prayers of Christians.” A nice thought. Sincere at the time. Now I am not so sure of anything.

    “The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.” – YEATS, THE 2nd COMING

    • Roundball Shaman November 14, 2022 at 5:34 pm #

      Amman: “I once thought that the thing that held America together was “‘the prayers of Christians.’… Now I am not so sure…”

      Only one thing holds ‘America’ together. The belief IN ‘an America’ (a state of being as such).

      What is included in such a Belief? A belief that America is an idea (and an ideal) that is valuable and worth preserving. An idea that America is a special way of Life (and a way TO live) that embodies timeless values of elevating The People to a prominent position of power in the governance structure and institutionalizing freedoms of the People FROM government interference and erasure.

      All of these ideas have been abandoned in an ongoing process of erosion, loss of such Beliefs, demonizing the idea of ‘America’ as being now somehow bad… in other words… total and complete internal rot. America used to fear foreign powers would some day threaten the American Way of Life. Instead, we should have paid attention to the internal rot within that still goes on to this moment cheered on by the Dark Powers both inside and outside who benefit from the destruction of a precious Ideal.

      ‘America’ as such an ideal will come back some day, some where. It may not even be on this Planet if the Globalist rot is fully successful in poisoning society on this Earth. But it will come back because built into the fabric of Life is ‘To be free’ in all the various ways one can manifest this. And where ever and whenever this new ‘America’ emerges… let’s hope that the inhabitants of that world do a far better job of preserving such a gem that we did on this wayward Earth.

      • Amman November 16, 2022 at 5:08 am #

        Resistance is forever. It is after all a huge country.

      • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:50 am #

        Well, when the US was a Christian country and had a legal and moral system that was based on Judeo-Christian tenets, we were a united country. We aren’t anymore because the US isn’t a Christian country anymore. It’s now a quasi-pagan country that has Christian elements in it, but its government is anti-Christian and anti-God. Hell, Joe Biden couldn’t even bring himself to say the word God in the declaration of independence. Don’t think that was just a mental fumble.

        • Roundball Shaman November 16, 2022 at 12:22 pm #

          tuco22: “…when the US was a Christian country and had a legal and moral system that was based on Judeo-Christian tenets, we were a united country… US isn’t a Christian country anymore. It’s now a quasi-pagan country…”

          USA can once again be a ‘united’ country! All we have to do is unite around NOT being Christian and embrace rampant Paganism! Thus is the Dark Gospel of the Dark State Vulture-Perverse-As-Hell-Class.

          Hey… sin has always been popular all throughout history. Probably the most popular thing in the World. And USA has been called ‘The Indispensable Nation!’. So there’s the pathway: The Indispensable Nation can united itself upon being ‘The Indispensably Sinful and godless!’.

          “Joe Biden couldn’t even bring himself to say the word God in the declaration of independence.”

          The Dark State – which Resident Biden is in full service of – has declared itself deity over all things in Heaven and Earth. Therefore, the Dark Ones do not tolerate anything else being deified. Dark State has declared: ‘Thou Shalt Have NO other gods before WE!’…

  43. Lynx November 14, 2022 at 5:02 pm #

    Let quit dancing around the issue. Democracy is DEAD. We now are living under an authoritarian system with strong totalitarian tendencies. Welcome to the New World Order.

    • Amman November 14, 2022 at 5:17 pm #

      It’s a transition. A growing storm and far from being an “order.” Like every storm, it will end. The US will renew itself and Life will go on in a different way. I suggest you play scared, hunker down and choose a last stand somewhere for your permanent advantage.

      • BackRowHeckler November 14, 2022 at 6:17 pm #

        We’ll be hunkering down in the trailer park, make our last stand at the propane grill, barbecuing ribs.

        • Amman November 16, 2022 at 4:30 am #

          Never tried Squirrel or Elk ribs.

      • Karen November 14, 2022 at 6:25 pm #

        Quintus said, “People should know when they are conquered”

        And people should know when they’re subjugated.
        The fact that they don’t know only reveals how much has been taken from them for so long. They don’t even recognize what they don’t have.

        • MaryQueen November 15, 2022 at 10:12 am #

          I agree with that completely. Look at the youth. They are truly suckered.

  44. Karen November 14, 2022 at 6:16 pm #

    Welcome to the Lootocracy you fools!
    The greatest shit-show on Earth!

    What isn’t nailed down is going to be swindled. Including your rights.

    In the big top we have Elections being looted and stolen by way of mail-in voting! You see, when your party rests on an unmotivated and lazy constituency that doesn’t like to vote, no matter how much you stir them up with cops killings and riots and civil disobedience, when busses and car pools and Soros checks can’t get them to vote for your old white ass, you just gotta bring the vote to them. You gotta get them to toss it in the mail. It’s the only damn way.

    Over in the sideshow tent we have the treasury printing away!

    Over in Clown Alley you can read the IG of the DOL report that reveals between $80 to $400 billion, yes 400 billion $ (way to nail down that range down BTW) was looted via COVID unemployment relief.

    Remember kids, if you’re not getting rich, you’re just not trying!

    VIP’s can make their way down to the G-Top where blatant Ponzi schemes and crypto NFT hustles are laundering undeclared war aid as campaign contributions and nothing happens, and Jim Cramer still has a job.

    But the entertainment doesn’t stop there as the encore performance involves your rights and freedoms being pilfered.

    Now there are some of you who just can’t seem to see through the entertainment. Y’all just don’t have the mental clarity or acuity needed to see through all the distractions. Nobody is going to fix this flaming three ring. Go lick a poison toad, go take some shrooms, go do something to enhance your ability to see what’s really going down.
    Whining away every week believing that if some asshat in Nevada or Arizona wins we’ll be back on the road to normalcy that never even existed.

    Bless your hearts, and have a balloon. It might not pop, but it’s going to lose air

    • MaryQueen November 15, 2022 at 12:18 pm #

      This is very spot on.

    • JackStraw November 15, 2022 at 3:15 pm #

      Well said. I feel like a failure because I didn’t get in on the great COVID swindle. All those billions, and I got nothing.

      I’ll get the next one.

      • Paula D November 17, 2022 at 1:39 pm #

        The billions didn’t actually go for unemployment, obviously. Not at $2,000 apiece to the plebes.

        That money went to the wealthy. There were something like 90 new billionaires created via covid handouts, and a lot of them were Pharma billionaires.

  45. tom clark November 14, 2022 at 6:41 pm #

    Amman and BRH…I catch your drift. Choosing my last stand here, biggest news of the day for me was that WW now declares its popcorn has “0 points”. I can eat as much as I want and never get fat again!

  46. Karen November 14, 2022 at 7:15 pm #

    Listen, the only thing we chumps can do is be steady and certain in our thoughts, reasonings, and conclusions.

    The elections were stolen.
    This is why the Democrats repeated and repeated again their vilification and prosecution of “election deniers”. They were vilified and threatened from the outset, and nary a peep as the so-called counts stretch into a second week.

    Mail-in voting has nothing to do with voter equity or disenfranchisement. It has to do with an excuse to ballot harvest and dump.

    COVID was created in a U.S. funded lab.
    To usher in mail in voting, defeat trump, normalize mRNA gene therapy, and hasten the arrival of the technocratic globalist reset.

    Trans-rights have nothing to do with trannies and everything to do with trans-humanist agenda and the weakening of parental education control and insight.

    The war in Ukraine has nothing to do with Ukrainians and everything to do with consolidating power for the coming global superstate

    • Redneck Liberal November 14, 2022 at 7:39 pm #

      Yep – you confirm it. You people are full-on fucking crazy.

      • Night Owl November 16, 2022 at 1:50 pm #

        When do you think you will personally transcend into a hybrid silicon lifeform as the representatives of your movement (Klaus and Yuval) claim?

        Will you be blasting off to another planet, leaving us behind?

        Inquiring minds want to know.

    • tucsonspur November 14, 2022 at 7:56 pm #

      ‘Listen, the only thing we chumps can do is be steady and certain in our thoughts, reasonings, and conclusions.’

      That attitude has been the problem all along, the almost cowardly lack of will to fight.

      Nobody wants to physically be on the front lines so to speak. We’re already in at least a semi-totalitarian situation and putting out the same old list of Democratic misdeeds will do nothing to change that.

      With physical inaction things will only continue to get worse. It seems that nobody wants to face the reality, the reality of what needs to be done to stop the ‘radical transformation of America’.

      • Karen November 14, 2022 at 8:13 pm #

        You first.
        Try not to get Ray Epps’d

        • tucsonspur November 14, 2022 at 8:23 pm #

          Damn right I’m first but being afraid of operatives like Ray Epps is exactly what they want.

          You’re finished to begin with.

          • Karen November 14, 2022 at 8:30 pm #

            Get off from your high horse . You ain’t doing shit but whining away like everyone else here.

            Face it! It’s not a place with people worth saving. Go take a tour of the US of A

            It’s gone

          • tucsonspur November 14, 2022 at 8:41 pm #

            No, I won’t, I like to ride ‘tall in the saddle’.

    • Night Owl November 15, 2022 at 4:27 am #

      All correct, IMO.

      With the exception of Covid. Prove it exists. No one can, so why would you believe the origin story?

    • tuco22 November 16, 2022 at 11:55 am #

      All true. We just call it by different names.

  47. tucsonspur November 14, 2022 at 8:16 pm #

    Tulsi Gabbard subbing for Tucker:

    Blah, blah, blah………’We’ve got to secure the border once and for all’.

    Oh, okay.

  48. tom clark November 14, 2022 at 8:18 pm #

    Tucsonspur…have you and JAZ ever met face-to-face? If not, you should…you can’t be that far apart, politically or geographically. Maricopa Co. is a stitch, the laughingstock of Amerika.

    Meanwhile, I’ve changed my mind and officially designate myself a white supremacist. It’s not that I never make misteaks. After all, I’m only humen.

    • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 8:28 pm #

      You are a slime mold, tom. Admit it: You think the Maricopa election is totally legit. That makes you less than human.

    • tucsonspur November 14, 2022 at 8:38 pm #

      Hey Tom, no we never met. I’m in Pima, he’s in Maricopa, hundred miles or so. John’s a good man. I think.

      It’s said that we will have a white minority by around 2045, so being a white supremacist rings truer now rather than later. Of course, you could be the last white man on Earth and still be a white supremacist, before they cut your throat.

      Well, I guess the yokes on you!

      • JohnAZ November 14, 2022 at 11:34 pm #

        Yeah, TS and I have exchanged views for quite a while. He is a good man as well, I think.

        We have both observed what California can do to surrounding states. The people leaving California are not Red!!!

        Watch out Idaho, and hold on Mormons, they are coming your way next.

        And for all you self appointed White Supremacists, they are White for the most part.

        • MaryQueen November 15, 2022 at 10:14 am #

          Lots of Californians here can’t take the winter and go back home. But not enough of them.

        • Disaffected November 15, 2022 at 10:58 am #

          We’ll (whites) make our last stand in Wall, SD. You know the place.

  49. tom clark November 14, 2022 at 8:28 pm #

    Amerika…brace yourselves…tomorrow is the “big announcement” (wink, wink).

  50. tom clark November 14, 2022 at 8:30 pm #

    Jerek…I may be a slimemold, but you are a sucker.

    • MaryQueen November 14, 2022 at 11:10 pm #

      He’s just your run of the mill narcissist and as such, very boring after awhile. A broken record. Blah blah blarffffff.

  51. Weepstate November 14, 2022 at 8:43 pm #

    Limber up folks, it’s time to help JHK move the goal posts again.

    • Jarek November 14, 2022 at 10:03 pm #

      So you think the election is fine, slime?

      • Weepstate November 15, 2022 at 4:28 pm #

        Unless there is evidence that can prove (in court) the existence of enough election fraud to swing an election in any one way, I’m going to assume the election is legit. I’m not an armchair election auditor, so I’ll have to take it from the experts.

        • Redneck Liberal November 15, 2022 at 6:02 pm #

          You’re not ‘an armchair election auditor’ Weepstate, and I’m pleased to hear it. There’s a huge surplus of that particular breed of CTNJ already, many of them CFN denizens.